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Peter Kan

Peter Kan, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FAANS UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Neurosurgery - Vascular
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Neurosurgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (832) 632-7999
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Peter Kan is the Professor and Robert L. Moody Sr. Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Kan pursued neurosurgical training at the University of Utah where he also completed a Masters of Public Health. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada prior to starting his endovascular fellowship at the University at Buffalo. Upon the completion of his fellowship, he joined the faculty at the University of South Florida and served as the director of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. He was subsequently recruited to Baylor College of Medicine as an associate professor and the director of cerebrovascular surgery. His research interests include clinical trials for new neuroendovascular devices, intravascular imaging, neuroprotection for acute ischemic stroke, and intra-arterial cell-based therapy for malignant brain tumors.

    Super Doctors - Texas 2020

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Toronto - Toronto, ON, Canada, 2001

    Residencies:

    Neurosurgery, University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT, 2008

    Fellowships:

    Skull Base Surgery, University of Toronto - Toronto, ON, Canada, 2009

    Orthopaedic Surgery, unnybrook Health Sciences Centre - Toronto, ON, Canada, 2010

    Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo, State University of New York - Buffalo, NY, 2012


    Certifications:

    American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery

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  • Specializing in the treatment of diseases of the vascular system of the brain and spine, including aneurysm, stroke, arteriovenous malformation, and venous and arterial stenosis.

    This area of neurosurgery does not treat disorders of the brain, spine, or epilepsy/functional disorders. If you need to be seen for these conditions, please click to find a provider for Neurosurgery – Spine, Neurosurgery - Brain, or Neurosurgery - Epilepsy and Functional Disorders.

    Neurosurgery does not manage sleep disorders or chronic neurological conditions such as migraine, multiple-sclerosis, non-operative epilepsy and Parkinson’s, or Alzheimer’s disease.

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