Joshua Chern, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric Neurosurgeon
404-785-2900

Practice
Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates
5455 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 540, Atlanta, GA 30342
404-785-2900
Doctoral Degree: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, United States, Houston, TX 1995-2004
Residency: Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Neurosurgery, Houston, TX, 2005-2010
Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, AL, 2010-2011

Professional Scientific Societies
  • Genetics Society of America
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurosurgeons
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society

Publications / Presentations

Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Chern are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.



  • Authored/co-authored 46 publications

Awards/Honors
  • Kinjiro Iwata M.D. Leadership award for Chief of Neurosurgery Resident
  • ServiceFIRST award, Harris County Hospital District
  • Kinjiro Iwata, M.D. award in Neurosurgery
  • National Research Service Award, National Institute of Health
  • Delill Nasser Award

Professional Interests
  • Epilepsy Surgery including hemispherectomy, corpus callosotomy, and seizure monitoring with intradural electrodes
  • Congenital Disorders/Chiari Malformation
  • Cranial and Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Treatment of hydrocephalus, including endoscopic third ventriculostomy, choroid plexus cauterization, and CSF shunts
  • Quality improvement initiatives in healthcare delivery and surgical complication avoidance

Privileges Egleston
Scottish Rite


Additional Information
  • Internship: General surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2004-2005
  • Dr. Chern authored four book chapters
  • Medical director of Quality Initiatives for Neuroscience Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Adjunct clinical faculty at Emory University Department of Neurosurgery