Andrew K Chan, MD

Andrew K Chan, MD Specialties: Neurological Surgery, Neurological Spine Surgery

Andrew K Chan, MD
Specialties: Neurological Surgery, Neurological Spine Surgery
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NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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About Andrew K Chan, MD

Dr. Andrew Chan serves as Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery and Director of Neurosurgical Spine Research.

In patient care, Dr. Chan specializes in surgeries for a variety of conditions, including spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, spinal tumors, and degenerative spinal disease (affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine). His surgical techniques range from minimally invasive to complex.

Dr. Chan earned his medical degree at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His additional training includes a fellowship in spinal deformity and minimally invasive complex spine surgery at Duke University.

Dr. Chan is focused on improving spine surgical care via his research. He has won multiple awards for his research including: The Neurosurgery Top Spine Paper of the Year with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS); the Stewart Dunsker Award for Best Clinical Spine Abstract at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS); and the Journalistic and Academic Neurosurgical Excellence (J.A.N.E.) and Mayfield Clinical Science Awards at the AANS/CNS Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. He also prides himself on his patient care, having received the prestigious Howard Naffziger Award for Outstanding Clinical Service while at UCSF.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian


  • Abscess Drainage

  • Achondroplasia

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • Adult Scoliosis Surgery

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Arachnoid Cyst

  • Arthritis of Spine

  • Artificial Disc Replacement

  • Astrocytoma

  • Back Injuries

  • Back Pain

  • Bulging Disc

  • Cavernous Malformation

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Conditions

  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery

  • Cervical Fusion

  • Cervical Neck Pain

  • Cervical Spinal Disorders

  • Cervical Spine Surgery

  • Complex Spine Surgery

  • Congenital Anomalies of Spine

  • Congenital Spinal Malformation

  • Degenerative Spine Disease

  • Disc Herniations

  • Failed Back Surgical Syndrome

  • Herniated Disc Surgery

  • Juvenile Scoliosis

  • Kyphoplasty

  • Kyphosis

  • Laminectomy

  • Low Back and Neck Pain

  • Lumbar Decompression

  • Microdiscectomy

  • Microsurgery of the Spine

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis

  • Neurosurgery

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Radiculopathy

  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Sciatica

  • Scoliosis

  • Second Opinion

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Spinal Cord Tumor

  • Spinal Decompression

  • Spinal Disease

  • Spinal Fusions

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Spinal Vascular Malformation

  • Spine (all aspects)

  • Spine Cancer

  • Spine Deformity

  • Spine Disorder

  • Spine Fusion Surgery

  • Spine Injuries

  • Spine Pain

  • Spondylisthesis

  • Spondylitis

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Spondylosis

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

  • Traumatic Spine Stabilization

  • Vertebroplasty


  • Fellowship: Duke University
  • Internship: University of California, San Francisco
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: University of California, San Francisco

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English