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Steven A.. Dutcher, DO, Ph.D., FAANS, FACOS

Primary Specialties:
  • Spine Surgery  (Board Certified)
  • Neurological Surgery

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Accepting New Patients
Insurance Accepted:
  • Avmed
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Care Plus
  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences ,Des Moines, IA

    Internship:

    Michigan State University/ Detroit Medical Center at Grace Hospital Detroit, MI

    Residency:

    Department of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    1. Fessler, R., Dutcher, S., Gordon, V., Diaz, F., “Surgical Procedures for Extracranial Vertebrobasilar Occlusive Disease in H. Batjer and C. Loftus (Eds) Textbook of Neurological Surgery, Lippincott - Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Published 2002, Chapt. 220.
    2. Dutcher, S,. Canady, A., Ham, S., Sood, S., ASkull Fractures and Penetrating Injuries@ in D. McLone (Ed) Pediatric Neurosurgery, 4th Ed., W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2000, pp. 573-583.
    3. “Patterns of Heat-Shock Protein 70 Biosynthesis Following Traumatic Brain Injury” Doctoral Dissertation, 1996.
    4. Dutcher, S. and Michael, D., Gene Expression in Neurotrauma” Neurological Research, vol 23, (2001).
    5. Abdolvahabi, R., Dutcher, S., Wellwood, J., Michael, D., “Craniocerebral Missile Injuries” Neurological Research, vol 23, (2001).
    6. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Michael, D., “Patterns of Immediate Early Gene mRNA Expression Following Rodent and Human Traumatic Brain Injury”, Neurological Research, vol 21 (3), (1999) pp 234 – 242.
    7. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Michael, D., Diaz, F., Walker, P., “Heat-Shock Protein 72Expression in Excitotoxic vs Penetrating Injuries of the Rodent Cerebral Cortex”, J. Neurotrauma, vol 15 (6), (1998) pp 421-432.
    8. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Michael, D., “Patterns of Heat-Shock Protein 70 Biosynthesis Following Human Traumatic Brain Injury”, J. Neurotrauma, vol 15(6), (1998) pp 411-420.
    9. Dutcher, S, Pilitsis, J, Underwood, B, Walker, P, Diaz, F, Michael, D, “Effects of Ethanol on Heat Shock Protein Expression Following Traumatic Brain Injury”, Neurosurgery, vol. 47 (2) (2000) pp 510-511.
    10. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Michael, D., Patterns of Heat-ShockProtein 70 Biosynthesis Following Traumatic Brain Injury. J. Neurosurg 88 (1998) 379.
    11. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Michael, D., Diaz, F., Walker, P., Heat-Shock Protein 72. Expression in Excitotoxic Versus Penetrating Injuries of Rodent Cerebral Cortex. J. 5. Neurosurg 88 (1998) 380.
    12. Michael, D., Sall, J., Dutcher, S., Diaz, F., Walker, P., Patterns of Immediate Early Gene Protein Following Non-penetrating Versus Penetrating Human Traumatic Brain Injury. J. Neurosurg 88 (1998) 380.
    13. Dutcher, S., Michael, D., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Temporal Patterns of Heat-Shock Protein 70Expression Following Excitotoxic vs Penetrating Cortical Injury. Society for Neuroscience (1996) Vol. 22, part 1 (93.6), 230.
    14. Dutcher, S., Underwood, B., Michael, D., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Transcriptional Induction of Heat Shock Protein 70 and GFAP Following Traumatic Head Injury in Rodents and Humans. Society for Neuroscience (1995) vol. 21, part 1 (200.7), 495.
    15. Underwood, B., Dutcher, S., Michael, D., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Immediate Early Gene Response to Traumatic Head Injury in Rodents and Humans. Society for Neuroscience (1995) vol. 21, part 1 (200.8), 495.
    16. Michael, D.B., Walker, P.D., Dutcher, S.A., Underwood, B.D., Diaz, F.G., Transcription of Immediate Early and Cellular Stress Genes in Human Traumatic Brain Injury. J. Neurotrauma 12 (1995) 991.
    17. Underwood, B., Dutcher, S., Michael, D., Walker, P., Diaz, F., Induction of Immediate Early Genes in Response to Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans. J. Neurotrauma 12 (1995) 397.