Dura Resources for Neurosurgery Residents

Lewis Hou, MD


Lewis studied Biochemistry as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley prior to completing his medical school training at Stanford University. Lewis's current research is on molecular based imaging of central nervous pathology, with a focus on angiogenesis in glioblastoma and stroke. In addition, Lewis also has an interest in gross anatomy and is currently involved in several cadaveric based and image-guidance projects. Outside of neurosurgery, Lewis has interests in weight training, martial arts and automobiles. Lewis is currently a staff neurosurgeon at Kaiser Sacramento.


2009-present Staff Neurosurgeon, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento, CA
2003-2009 Resident in Neurological Surgery, Stanford University
2002-2003 General Surgery Internship, Stanford University
1998-2002 MD, Stanford University
1992-1996 BA Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

Research Interests: Tumor Angiogenesis in Mouse GBM Model in the lab of Dr. Victor Tse

Program Completion: 2009


2007 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Neurological Research and Education Foundation (NREF) research grant recipient 
2001 Stanford Medical Scholars Research Award
  Phi Beta Kappa
  National Golden Key Honors Society


Contact Info: lewishou@stanford.edu

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