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Daniel E. Couture, MD

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Daniel E. Couture, MD

Daniel E. Couture, MD

Professor, Neurosurgery

Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Contact Information

  • Fax: 336-716-3065


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

  • American Medical Association

  • Childrens' Oncology Group

  • Forsyth County Medical Society

  • North Carolina Neurosurgical S

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

  • Pediatric Trauma Society

  • American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons

  • Southern Neurosurgical Society

  • NPI: 1124210950

Clinical Interests

  • Cerebrovascular Surgery, Spina Bifida, Chiari Malformation/Syringomyelia, Neurosurgery, Neuroendoscopy, Pediatric Spine Surgery, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery (pediatric), Craniofacial Surgery

Education & Training

  • MD

    2000 - University of Virginia

  • Residency

    2000 - Neurosurgery: University of Virginia

  • Internship

    2001 - Surgery: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

  • Residency

    2006 - Neurosurgery: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

  • Fellowship

    2007 - Neurosurgery: Primary Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery


Research Contact Information

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Research Interests

  • Subdural Space, Hematoma, Subdural, Chronic, Craniosynostoses, Fibrinolytic Agents, Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic

Recent Publications

  • Effects of surgical targeting in laser interstitial thermal therapy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: A multicenter study of 234 patients.
    Wu C, Jermakowicz WJ, Chakravorti S, Cajigas I, Sharan AD, Jagid JR, Matias CM, Sperling MR, Buckley R, Ko A, Ojemann JG, Miller JW, Youngerman B, Sheth SA, McKhann GM, Laxton AW, Couture DE, Popli GS, Smith A, Mehta AD, Ho AL, Halpern CH, Englot DJ, Neimat JS, Konrad PE, Neal E, Vale FL, Holloway KL, Air EL, Schwalb J, Dawant BM, D'Haese PF. Epilepsia. 2019 06; 60(6):1171-1183.
  • Corpus callosotomy via laser interstitial thermal therapy: a case series.
    Palma AE, Wicks RT, Popli G, Couture DE. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 12; 23(3):303-307.
  • Incidental durotomy in the pediatric spine population.
    West JL, Arnel M, Palma AE, Frino J, Powers AK, Couture DE. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 11; 22(5):591-594.
  • A review of Big Data analytics and potential for implementation in the delivery of global neurosurgery.
    West JL, Fargen KM, Hsu W, Branch CL, Couture DE. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 10; 45(4):E16.
  • Intraventricular recurrence of a craniopharyngioma: case report.
    Renfrow JJ, Greeneway GP, Carter L, Couture DE. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Oct; 22(4):393-396.
  • Cerebral Abscess in Young Adult with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    Greeneway GP, West JL, Couture DE, Hsu W. World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug; 116:201-204.
  • Developing a hippocampal neural prosthetic to facilitate human memory encoding and recall.
    Hampson RE, Song D, Robinson BS, Fetterhoff D, Dakos AS, Roeder BM, She X, Wicks RT, Witcher MR, Couture DE, Laxton AW, Munger-Clary H, Popli G, Sollman MJ, Whitlow CT, Marmarelis VZ, Berger TW, Deadwyler SA. J Neural Eng. 2018 06; 15(3):036014.
  • Subdural Instillation of a Thrombolytic Agent for Treatment of Recurrent Subdural Hematoma.
    Frenkel MB, Sarwal A, Wren MP, Newey CR, Couture DE. Clin Neuropharmacol. ; 40(6):279-280.
  • A Pivotal Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of a Novel Hydrogel Dural Sealant as an Adjunct to Dural Repair.
    Strong MJ, West GA, Woo H, Couture DE, Wilson JA, Munoz LF, Rosen CL, Greenlee JD, van Loveren HR, Iantosca M, Baird CJ, Smith M, McGirt M, Parish J, Asher AL. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 04; 13(2):204-212.
  • Long-Term Outcomes of Pediatric Cranial Reconstruction Using Resorbable Plating Systems for the Treatment of Craniosynostosis.
    Branch LG, Crantford C, Cunningham T, Bharti G, Thompson J, Couture D, David LR. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jan; 28(1):26-29.

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