William Christopher FoxDirector, Associate Professor | Gainesville, Florida
W. Christopher Fox, MD, FAANS joined the University of Florida Department of Neurosurgery as an Associate Professor in September 2015. He is the Associate Residency Program Director and the Director of the ACGME-accredited Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellowship. Dr. Fox graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Anthropology-Zoology. After a year of playing professional hockey, he returned to Ann Arbor to attend the University of Michigan Medical School, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society and graduated in 2003. He remained at the University of Michigan to complete his internship and residency in neurological surgery. He completed his endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at the University of Florida.
After training, Dr. Fox served from 2010-13 as an active duty neurosurgeon in the United States Navy, assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego. While there, he was responsible for treating Sailors and Marines, many of whom had conditions related to combat service. In addition, he was responsible for teaching medical students and surgical interns and residents. From 2013-15 Dr. Fox was an Assistant Professor at Columbia University, New York, and had a busy clinical practice in northern New Jersey.