Jason Chu, MD, MS

PGY-7

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Education

  • BS, Queen's University, 2004
  • MSc, University of Toronto, 2006
  • MD, Saint Louis University, 2010

Biography

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Areas of Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Functional
  • Tumor

Future Plans

  • Pediatrics

Awards/Grants

  • 2015, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Graduate Education House Staff Organization Professionalism Excellence Award
  • 2013, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Graduate Education House Staff Organization Professionalism Excellence Award
  • 2010, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology Award
  • 2007, National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Training Award
  • 2005, Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology Dr. Arnie Aberman Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • McGraw-Hill Medical Student Review Board
  • The Movement Disorder Society
  • The Society for Neuroscience

Hobbies

  • Wushu (Chinese martial arts)
  • Snowboarding
  • Racquet sports
  • Technology
  • Reading

Publications

  • Chu JK, Rindler R, Pradilla G, Rodts GE, Ahmad FU. Percutaneous Instrumentation Without Arthrodesis for Treatment of Thoracolumbar Flexion-Distraction Injuries. J Neurosurg Spine: Spine. Submitted.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. 3D Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: Recurrent Pituitary Adenoma. Neurosurgery. Accepted.
  • Chu J, Miller B, Bazylewicz M, Holbrook F, Chern J. Repair of a Traumatic Subarachnoid‐pleural Fistula in a 2 Year Old with Percutaneous Injection of Fibrin Glue. J Neurosurg Pediatr. Accepted.
  • Sarda S, Bookland M, Chu J, Shoja M, Miller M, Reisner S, Yun P, Chern, J. Return to System within 30 days of Discharge following Pediatric Non‐Shunt Surgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Dec;14(6):654‐61
  • Chu J, Wise S, Patel Z, Oyesiku N. Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: transsphenoidal approach to the sella and sellar closure with septal flap: 3‐dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;10 Suppl 4:654
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: pituitary microadenoma: 3‐ dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;10 Suppl 4:660
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. 3D Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: tuberculum sellae meningioma: 3‐dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;10 Suppl 4:659.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: 4 unique cases of craniopharyngioma: 3‐dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;10 Suppl 4:657.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. Endoscopic transsphnoidal pituitary surgery: pituitary macroadenoma: 3‐dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;10 Suppl 4:658.
  • Chu J, Sarda S, Flakenstrom F, Boydston W, Chern J. Ventricular Access Device Infection Rate: A Retrospective Study and Review of the Literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Oct;30(10):1663‐70.
  • Shamim EA, Chu J, Savitt J, Jinnah HA, Hallett, M. Extreme Task-Specificity in Writer’s Cramp. Mov Disord. 2011; 11:2107-2109. 
  • Chu J, Wagle-Shukla A, Gunraj C, Lang, AE, Chen R. Impaired Presynaptic Inhibition in the Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease. Neurology. 2009; 72:842-849
  • Chu J, Gunraj C, Chen R. Possible differences between the time courses of presynaptic and postsynaptic GABAB mediated inhibition in the human motor cortex. Exp Brain Res. 2008; 184(4):571-7.
  • Chu JY, Chu JK, Chung AG. Epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease among Chinese-Canadians: A ten years retrospective case-mix study. Neurology Asia. 2006; 11:13-18.

Book Chapters

  • Chu J and Ahmad F. Cervical Radiculopathy. Clinical Decision Support: Spine Surgery. Completed and submitted to editor.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. Endoscopic Transspehnoidal Surgery for Pituitary Adenomas: En Bloc Resection Using Pseudocapsule Dissection. Masters of Neurosurgery. Completed and submitted to editor.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N.  Endoscopic  Transspehnoidal  Surgery for  Pituitary  Adenomas: En Bloc Resection Using Pseudocapsule Dissection. Submitted.
  • Raore  B,  Chu  J,  Oyesiku  N.  Surgical  Approach  to  Suprasellar  and  Parasellar  Tumors. Comprehensive  Multimedia  Atlas  of Neurosurgery: Nuances  of Technique  and Complication Avoidance. Quinones-Hinojosa A (ed), Elsevier: Philadelphia, US, 2013.

Oral Presentations

  • Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons – 14th Annual Meeting. Jeju Island, Korea, Korea. “3D Theater Sessions: Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery”. April 16‐18, 2015. (Video Presentation)
  • George T. Tindal Resident Research Competition. Emory University School of Medicine. Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA. "Ventricular Access Device Infection Rates at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta". Oct 3, 2014.
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Neurosurgery Symposium. Atlanta, GA, USA. "Craniosynostosis". August 4, 2014.
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society 2014 Spring meeting. Sea Island, GA, USA. "Readmission and Reoperation Rates Within 30 days of Discharge Following Pediatric Neurosurgery." May 25, 2014. 
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society 2014 Spring meeting. Sea Island, GA, USA. "High Definition Three Dimensional Endscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery."  May 25, 2014.
  • American Association of Clinical  Endocrinologists-Georgia Chapter 2014 Annual Meeting. Atlanta,  GA,  USA.  “Endoscopic  Pituitary  Surgery:  What  Endocrinologists Need  to Know  to Manage and Counsel Their Patients”. Jan 31, 2014. (Video Presentation)  
  • Skull  Base  and  Intraventricular  Neuro‐Endoscopy.  Emory  University  School  of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA. “3D Endoscopic Transsphnoidal Pituitary Surgery: Lessons Learned”. Dec 5, 2013. (Video Presentation)
  • World Federation  of  Neurosurgical  Societies - 15th Annual  Meeting.  Seoul, Korea.  3D Transsphnoidal Endoscopy”. Sep 9-13, 2013. (Video Presentation)
  • George  T.  Tindal  Resident  Research  Competition.  Emory  University  School  of  Medicine. Department  of  Neurosurgery,  Emory  University  Hospital,  Atlanta,  GA,  USA. “Impaired Presynaptic Inhibition in the Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease”. Jul 21, 2011. 
  • Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital. Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.  “Deep Brain Stimulation for Kernicterus”. Sept 17, 2009.

Poster Presentations 

  • American  Academy  of  Neurology - 59th  Annual  Meeting.  Boston, MA, USA. “Impaired  Presynaptic Inhibition in the Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease”. May 1, 2007. 
  • Society for Neuroscience - 36th Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, USA. “The Interaction Between Long and Short Interval Intracortical Inhibition In the Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s disease”. Oct 16, 2006. 
  • 28th  International  Congress  of  Clinical  Neurophysiology.  Edinburgh,  Scotland.  “Interactions Between Short Interval and Long Interval Intracortical Inhibition in the Human Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease: Effects of Different Interstimulus Intervals”. Sept 14, 2006. 
  • Institute of Medical Science Scientific Day. Toronto, ONT, Canada. “Interactions Between Short Interval  and  Long Interval Intracortical  Inhibition  in the Human Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease: Effects of Different Interstimulus Intervals”. May 9, 2006. 

Abstracts 

  • AlvaradoVelez M, Chu J, Bellamkonda RV. Immunosuppressive Hydrogels for Neural Stem Cell Delivery after Traumatic Brain Injury. Submitted to Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting 2015.
  • Chu J, Boydston W, Brahma B, Reisner A, Wrubel D and Chern J. Readmission and Reoperation Rates Within 30 days of Discharge Following Pediatric Neurosurgery. Presented at Georgia Neurosurgical Society 2014 Annual Spring Meeting.
  • Chu J and Oyesiku N. High Definition Three Dimensional Endscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery, Presented at Georgia Neurosurgical Society 2014 Annual Spring Meeting.
  • Houdayer, E, Kayal, R, Chu, J, Hallett, M. Cerebral preparation of natural movements: an EEG Clin Neurophysiol. 2010; 121(S1):S321. 
  • Chu, J, Gunraj, C, Chen R. Impaired Presynaptic Inhibition in the Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease. Neurology, 2007; 68(S1):A51. 
  • Chu, J, Gunraj, C, Chen R. Interactions Between Short Interval and Long Interval Intracortical Inhibition in the Human Motor Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease: Effects of Different Interstimulus Intervals. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006; 117(S1):S336. 
  • Chu, JY,  Tu, JV, Chu JK, Chung A.  Epidemiology of  cerebrovascular diseases among Chinese‐Canadians – a nine‐year study of hospitalized patients. Can J Neurol Sci. 2003; 30(S2):S31. 
  • Chu, JY, Chu, JK, Chung A. Epidemiology of Cerebrovascular Diseases Among Chinese Canadians. A Ten Year Retrospective Study. Can J Neurol Sci. 28(S2):S27.

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