Michael Chicoine, MD

Michael Chicoine, MD

Neurosurgeon, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

August A. Busch Jr. Professor of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, Gamma Knife radiosurgery

Research Interest

Evaluation of the effects of glioma progression upon cerebral cortical function; assessments of immunotherapies in animal glioma models; assessments of the invasive properties of intracranial meningiomas; and evaluations of new contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging using animal models of gliomas. Clinical interests include general neuro-oncology, including primary and metastatic brain tumors and pituitary tumors, as well as special interests in the treatment of skull-base neoplasms in collaboration with the skull-base team. Key words: Brain tumors, gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, immunotherapy, anti-tumoral responses to LPS, animal models, novel therapeutics.


  • 1990: MD, University of California, Los Angeles


  • 1990 - 1991: Intern, general surgery, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1991 - 1997: Resident, neurosurgery, Washington University
  • 1997 - 1998: Fellow, skull-base neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati

Board Certification

  • 1996, 2002: American Board of Neurological Surgery

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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