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Daniel E. Couture, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

95 Ratings
11 Comments
 

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

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

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, Pediatrics

Memberships

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

NPI Number

  • 1124210950
Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

95 Ratings
11 Comments
 

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Pediatrics

Research Interests

congenital defects, health services, research/outc

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

Kennedy BC, D'Amico RS, Youngerman BE, McDowell MM, Hooten KG, Couture D, Jea A, Leonard J, Lew SM, Pincus DW, Rodriguez L, Tuite GF, Diluna ML, Brockmeyer DL, Anderson RC. Long-term growth and alignment after occipitocervical and atlantoaxial fusion with rigid internal fixation in young children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016;17(1):94-102.

Crantford JC, Wood BC, Claiborne JR, Ririe DG, Couture DE, Thompson JT, David LR. Evaluating the safety and efficacy of tranexamic acid administration in pediatric cranial vault reconstruction. J Craniofac Surg. 2015;26(1):104-107.

Claiborne JR, Hoge MK, Wood BC, Couture DE, David LR. Extradural ossification following epidural hematoma in children: a rare but significant entity. J Craniofac Surg. 2015;26(5):1500-1503.

Rodriguez A, Kuhn EN, Somasundaram A, Couture DE. Management of idiopathic pediatric syringohydromyelia. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015;16(4):452-457.

Lucas JT Jr, Zapadka M, Houseknecht K, Buckley KS, Couture DE, Brown DR. Accelerated unilateral radiographic Huntingtonian changes following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for a nongerminomatous germ cell tumor leading to identification of occult disease in the dorsal striatum. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015;():.

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.

Stapleton-Kotloski JR, Kotloski RJ, Boggs JA [sic] [Boggs JG], Popli G, O'Donovan CA, Couture DE, Cornell C, Godwin DW. Localization of interictal epileptiform activity using magnetoencephalography with synthetic aperture magnetometry in patients with a vagus nerve stimulator. Front Neurol. 2014;5():244.

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.

Lantz PE, Couture DE, Tillett J. Authors' response [to Commentary on: Lantz PE, Couture DE. Fatal acute intracranial injury, subdural hematoma, and retinal hemorrhages caused by stairway fall. J Forensic Sci 2011;56(6):1648-53] [letter]. J Forensic Sci. 2012;57(2):562.

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.

Lantz PE, Couture DE. Fatal acute intracranial injury, subdural hematoma, and retinal hemorrhages caused by stairway fall. J Forensic Sci. 2011;56(6):1648-1653.

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.

Couture D, Avery N, Brockmeyer DL. Occipitocervical instrumentation in the pediatric population using a custom loop construct: initial results and long-term follow-up experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010;5(3):285-291.

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.

Couture DE. Antibiotic-impregnated external ventricular drains [editorial response]. J Neurosurg. 2010;113(1):85.

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.

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Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests

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

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Pediatrics

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Daniel E. Couture, M.D.95 Ratings
11 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
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
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.4



Patient Comments

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12/1/2015

*Dr. Couture is an absolutely wonderful doctor. I feel truly blessed to have him caring for me the always puts great amount of thought into my treatment and discusses the best options.

11/16/2015

Have recommended 2 others.

9/23/2015

I absolutely love Dr. couture. He's a wonderful doctor! he takes the time to listen to you and helps to find solutions for his patients

9/17/2015

I feel truly blessed to have *Dr. Couture overseeing my care. He is very kind and compassionate. He works very hard to find the best solution and treatment for his patients. I have the utmost confidence in him and I know that he works hard to achieve the best possible solution.

6/23/2015

Dr. Couture is both knowledgeable and empathetic. Throughout five years of treatment under his care, all of my questions have been answered thoroughly. I would highly recommend him to others.

4/22/2015

*Dr. Couture was very professional & honest about my condition. I appreciate his time and trust his judgment.

4/3/2015

We were very impressed with *Dr. Couture's professionalism & courtesy. He took a long time to listen to our concerns and we never felt rushed.

2/24/2015

I have ALREADY recommended Dr. Couture and Wake Forest to friends of mine that have surgery in their future!

2/15/2015

All good experiences.

2/13/2015

*Dr. Couture is a wonderful doctor. He always listens to everything I have going on with my health and strives to offer the best treatment for the issue. I would highly recommend & have the utmost confidence in him.

1/31/2015

Wake Forest is a wonderful facility with lots of caring workers.

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