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Samuel Henry Cheshier MD

  • Samuel Henry Cheshier
Dr. Cheshier is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital and an assistant professor of pediatric neurosurgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Cheshier is a former recipient of the Van Wagenen fellowship the most prestigious research award offered to a new neurosurgeon in North America. He was also a Robin and Judith Humphreys Fellow of Paediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. His main clinical interests are neuro-oncology and epilepsy surgery. His research lab focuses on determining the lineage relationships of brain tumor stem cells and progenitors as well normal central nervous system (CNS) stem cells.

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Work and Education

Professional Education

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 06/2001

Internship

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 06/30/2002

Residency

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 06/30/2008

Fellowship

Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 06/30/2010

Lund Strategic Research Center for Stem Cell Biology and Cell Therapy, 06/2009

Years on our staff:

Conditions Treated

Abnormalities

Brain tumors

Cerebrovascular disease

Congenital anomalies

Craniofacial

Epilepsy

Injuries to the brain and spine

Prenatal diagnosis

Spina bifida