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Daniel E. Couture, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Assistant Professor,


Clinical Specialties

Cerebrovascular Surgery, Spina Bifida, Chiari Malformation/Syringomyelia, Neurosurgery, Neuroendoscopy, Pediatric Spine Surgery, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery (pediatric), Craniofacial Surgery

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4081

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Virginia , 2000
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, 2000
  • Internship, Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2001
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2006
  • Fellowship, Neurosurgery, Primary Childrens Hosp, 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery

Memberships

  • North Carolina Neurosurgical S
  • Am Assn Of Neurological Surgeo
  • Am Cleft Palate-Craniofacial A
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Childrens' Oncology Group
  • Congress Of Neurological Surge
  • Forsyth County Medical Society

NPI Number

  • 1124210950
Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Childress Institute
Pediatrics

Research Interests

congenital defects, health services, research/outc

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-1018 | Department: 336-716-4081

Recent Publications

Triffo WJ, Bourland JD, Couture DE, McMullen KP, Tatter SB, Morris PP. Definitive treatment of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation with stereotactic radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2014;120(1):120-125.

Willie JT, Gross RE, Mehta A, Sharan A, Sperling MR, Curry DJ, Wilfong A, Marsh WR, Danish SF, Wong S, Weinand M, Langevin JP, Labiner D, Couture D, Tandon N, Kalamangalam G. Multicenter experience with minimally invasive stereotactic laser thermal amygdalohipppocampotomy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy [abstract]. Epilepsia. 2013;54(Suppl 3):290.

Witcher MR, Couture D, Sam M, Popli G. The use of minimally invasive MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy in the treatment of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy of children and young adults [abstract]. Epilepsia. 2013;54(Suppl 3):190.

Couture DE, Crantford JC, Somasundaram A, Sanger C, Argenta AE, David LR. Efficacy of passive helmet therapy for deformational plagiocephaly: report of 1050 cases. Neurosurg Focus. 2013;35(4):E4.


Wood J, Couture D, David LR. Midline dermoid cyst resulting in frontal bone erosion. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23(1):131-134.

Weber D, Stevens EA, Couture DE, Winslow JE. Acute hydrocephalus secondary to neurocysticercosis. J Emerg Med. 2012;43(2):342-343.

Fisher DC, Kornrumpf BP, Couture D, Glazier SS, Argenta LC, David LR. Increased incidence of metopic suture abnormalities in children with positional plagiocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22(1):89-95.

Ririe DG, Smith TE, Wood BC, Glazier SS, Couture DE, Argenta LC, David LR. Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis. Pediatr Anesth. 2011;21(10):1015-1019.


David LR, Plikaitis CM, Couture D, Glazier SS, Argenta LC. Outcome analysis of our first 75 spring-assisted surgeries for scaphocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21(1):3-9.


Benzel EC, Couture D, Kim PK, Klineberg E, Lavelle WF, Miele VJ, Mohit AA, Montgomery WH, Reisenberg RI, Ugokwe KT. Spinal injuries In: Samandouras G, ed. The neurosurgeon's handbook. New York: Oxford University Press;2010: 239-300.

Benzel EC, Couture D, Kim PK, Klineberg E, Lavelle WF, Miele VJ, Mohit AA, Montgomery WH, Reisenberg RI, Ugokwe KT. Non-traumatic spinal disorders In: Samandouras G, ed. The neurosurgeon's handbook. New York: Oxford University Press;2010: 781-866.

Stevens EA, Palavecino E, Sherertz RJ, Shihabi Z, Couture DE. Effects of antibiotic-impregnated external ventricular drains on bacterial culture results: an in vitro analysis. J Neurosurg. 2010;113(1):86-92.


Plikaitis CM, Purzycki AR, Couture D, David LR. Pediatric frontal mucocele secondary to a bifid frontal sinus septum. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21(5):1525-1528.

Pyle J, Glazier S, Couture D, Sanger C, Gordon S, David L. Spring-assisted surgery--a surgeon's manual for the manufacture and utilization of springs in craniofacial surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20(6):1962-1968.

All Publications

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Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Clinical Specialties

Cerebrovascular Surgery, Spina Bifida, Chiari Malformation/Syringomyelia, Neurosurgery, Neuroendoscopy, Pediatric Spine Surgery, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery (pediatric), Craniofacial Surgery
Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Childress Institute
Pediatrics

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

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8/14/2014

like I said in the other section! we love dr couture he's one of the best drs I have ever met! he is so caring and personal! he makes you feel calm no matter how big the storm that's ahead of you! we will refer others and will continue to always use him!

6/18/2014

he saved my son's life

4/9/2014

Very pleased.

4/8/2014

We were very glad that Dr. Couture was very straightforward and told he us didn't know why one particular symptom keeps recurring. Honesty may not be comforting but it also gives us a realistic view of what's really happening.

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