C. Chris Kao, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Neurological Surgery

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Medical Center North
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Department of Neurological Surgery
Room / Suite
T-4224
Nashville
37232-2380
Lab Phone
Lab Phone: (615) 343-9822
Fax
Fax: (615) 343-6948
(615) 539-7945 (pgr)

Dr. Kao's clinical interest is microelectrode brain mapping for target localization of deep brain stimulation treatment of movement disorders. His research focus is on electrophysiology in nerve stimulation, epilepsy, pain control and head injury.

Education:

  • Ph.D. Neurophysiology, 1994. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  • WHO Fellowship, 1986-1987, Pain research, Medical College of Virginia
  • M.S. Electrophysiology, 1983, Bethune University of Medical Science, Changchun, China
  • M.D. Medicine/neurology, 1980, Bethune Medical College, Changchun, China