Dr. Denise E. Chou, MD

Dr. Denise E. Chou, MD

Neurology | Female | 36 years old

Denise Chou, M.D., obtained her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her medical degree from Cornell University. She subsequently completed her internship in internal medicine and neurology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell campus, followed by a fellowship in headache medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. In addition to outpatient management of headache, she has expertise in procedural therapies, including occipital nerve blocks and Botox injections for chronic headache. She will also be developing an inpatient headache program for refractory headaches using intravenous medication protocols, including an effective detoxification protocol for medication overuse headache. Dr. Chou is committed to delivering the highest level of specialized care to her patients by promoting patient education and creating a tiered headache treatment plan that targets abortive, preventive, and rescue strategies for each individual.Read more

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in Mount Kisco, NY |
After being misdiagnosed by two other neurologists I finally found my way to Dr. Chou. After a thorough exam and reviewing my case she diagnosed me correctly with hemicrania continua. Shortly after being given the correct medication, my chronic migraines went away! I was told by the other neurologists, I will just have to deal with it. I can not thank her enough for giving me my life back. I highly recommend her to anyone I've met that has chronic migraines.
in Princeton, NJ |
Dr. Chou is a thoughtful, caring physician who is up to date on all research on migraine headache. She offers a variety of options to treat patients, and is constantly tailoring her approach to meet one's individual needs. Having suffered for many years and seen many doctors, Dr. Chou stands out as the best of the best.
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Denise Chou, M.D., obtained her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her medical degree from Cornell University. She subsequently completed her internship in internal medicine and neurology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell campus, followed by a fellowship in headache medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. In addition to outpatient management of headache, she has expertise in procedural therapies, including occipital nerve blocks and Botox injections for chronic headache. She will also be developing an inpatient headache program for refractory headaches using intravenous medication protocols, including an effective detoxification protocol for medication overuse headache. Dr. Chou is committed to delivering the highest level of specialized care to her patients by promoting patient education and creating a tiered headache treatment plan that targets abortive, preventive, and rescue strategies for each individual.

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  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology
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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of California-San Francisco Medical Center

    Completed in 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation