Michael C. Dewan, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Surgical Director
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program
Surgical Director
Pediatric Neuro-Vascular Program
Associate Vice Chair of Global Surgery
Academic Director
Global Neurosurgery Program
Department of Neurological Surgery
Clinic Phone
Appointment: (615) 322-6875
Fax: (615) 343-7076

Dr. Michael Dewan is Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and is board-certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. Before returning to Nashville to join as Faculty, he served as Global Neurosurgery Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and as Pediatric Neurosurgery Chief Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Dewan’s clinical interests include brain and spinal tumors, vascular neurosurgery, and congenital neurosurgery.

Dr. Dewan’s research focuses on clinical and translational neuro-oncology targeted treatments and outcomes, pediatric neurovascular disorders and surgical therapy, global epidemiology and treatment of neurosurgical disease, neurosurgical capacity building in low resource settings, and the surgical management of congenital neurologic disorders. He has published more than 130 manuscripts in some of the top content journals including Neuro-Oncology, the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, and the Journal of Neuro-Oncology. His research has garnered more than 9,000 citations worldwide.

Memberships, Awards and Honors
Dr. Dewan is Faculty of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He received the A.J. Raimondi Award, International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Resident Teaching and Leadership Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and the Augustus McCravey Award, Southern Neurosurgical Society. He also received the Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Award from the National Medical Honor Society and the Frank Parker Prize from Frank Parker Prize, Yale University School of Medicine. He was a Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellow at Harvard Medical School from 2016-2017.

Dr. Dewan received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. He earned his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT and completed his residency and internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. He also received a degree as Master of Science in Clinical Investigation from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Patient Appointments and Clinic
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Doctor’s Office Tower, 9th Floor
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Appointments (615) 322-6875
Fax: (615) 343-7076

WEBSITE: Department of Neurological Surgery

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