Herbert E. Fuchs, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neurosurgery
Duke University Medical Center
DUMC Box 3272
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Tel: (919) 681-0894
Office Tel: (919) 684-5013
Fax: (919) 684-8274
M.D., Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, 1984
Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, 1985-91
Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Illinois, 1991-92
Brain tumors, hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, spina bifida, craniofacial surgery, spasticity, rhizotomy surgery and baclofen pumps
Clinical neuro-oncology research including collaborations studying molecular genetics of childhood brain tumors.
Potential role of the free electron laser in surgery of pediatric brain tumors. Current work includes animal models with human brain tumor xenografts in preclinical studies.
Collaboration with the neurooncology laboratory of Dr. Darell Bigner in preclinical studies of new therapeutic agents