Kevin KH Chow, MD, PhD

Committed to Advancing Patient Care Through Research and Innovation


Dr. Chow is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. He completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, obtaining an M.D. as well as a Ph.D. in cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Chow then did his residency in neurological surgery at Stanford University Medical Center in California, with a subspecialty focus in neuro-oncology and skull base tumors. He has published research on a range of neurosurgical topics including cellular immunotherapy, glioblastoma, brain metastases, and stereotactic radiosurgery. He has also received extensive training in spine surgery, including open and minimally-invasive approaches, and utilizing the latest technologies for spinal instrumentation and navigation. Dr. Chow is committed to providing the highest level of neurosurgical care for his patients.


  • Brain Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumors – open and endoscopic approaches
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship: Clinical Fellow in Skull Base Surgery and Radiosurgery at Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Residency: Neurological Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Doctor of Medicine: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Ph.D.: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Honors and Accomplishments

  • Western Neurosurgical Society – Basic Science Award Winner 2017
  • Stanford University School of Medicine Neuroscience Forum – Best Oral Presentation 2017
  • Chinese American Doctors Association of Houston Scholarship 2013
  • 1st place poster – Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Research Symposium 2011
  • John R. Kelsey, Jr. Student Speaker Award – BCM Graduate Student Research Symposium 2011
  • 1st place speaker – TBMM Research Symposium 2011
  • NIH T32 Training Grant Awardee in Cell and Gene Therapy 2010-11

Kevin Chow CV

Information for 2021 Data Breach can be located here.