Education and Training


 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

UNDERGRADUATE

1977-1981
Colgate University Hamilton, New York
Bachelor of Arts – Neurosciences (Honors) 1981.

1981-1982
Cornell University, School of Medicine
Department of Neuropharmacology New York, New York
Research Assistant
Charles E. Inturrisi, PhD

 

GRADUATE

1982-1986
State University of New York at Stony Brook – School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine – 1986

1985 (July-Sept.)
Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Neurology Pain Service
Research Assistant
Kathleen P. Foley, MD

 

POSTGRADUATE

1986-1987
Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC
Intern, General Surgery
Robert Wallace, MD

1987-1991
Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC
Resident, Neurosurgery
Alfred J. Luessenhop, MD

1990 (July – Dec.)
Atkinson Morley’s Hospital Wimbledon, England
Registrar, Neurosurgery
David Uttley, MD

1991 (Jan.- June)
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
Alfred J. Luessenhop, MD

1991-1992
University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fellow, Stereotactic Neuro-surgery and Gamma Knife
Radiosurgery Fellowship
L. Dade Lunsford, MD

1992-1993 (June)
Georgetown University Hospital
Chief Resident, Neurosurgery

 

LICENSURES

2005-Present
DEA License, California #BD3641520

1993 to Present
Medical License, California #G76797

2001 to Present
Medical License, Nevada

1986-1993
Medical License, Washington, D.C.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

National Boards:
Part I – 1984
Part II – 1986
Part III – 1987

May 2002 -Present
Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery
#22017, Expires December 31, 2012

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

8/1997-Present
Medical Director, Hoag/UCI Gamma Knife Program
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, CA

1997-Present
Private Practice
351 Hospital Road, Suite 401
Newport Beach, CA 92663

4/04-Present
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery.

4/04-Present
Head, Division of Radiosurgery
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery

11/03-Present
Vice – Chairman Department of Neurosurgery
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, CA

11/01-11/03
Chairman Department of Neurosurgery
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, CA

1993-2/1998
Co-Director, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

 

MEMBERSHIPS

International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, 1990 to present
Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2001 to present
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2001 to present

Location
Christopher Duma, MD, FACS
3900 West Coast Highway, Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: 949-209-9232
Fax: 949.642.4833
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