Norman Chutkan, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Phoenix, AZ, Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix


Orthopaedic Surgery Phoenix, AZ

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Director of Education The CORE Institute Professor of Orthopedic Surgery University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Banner University Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University
    Louisiana State UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityINTERNSHIP
  • Howard University College of Medicine
    Howard University College of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of MiamiOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2002 - 2015
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1995 - 2002
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Achievement Award AAOS, 2016
  • Vitals Patients Choice Award 2015
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Micro RNAs – 141 and 200a regulate the SVCT2 transporter in bone marrow stromal cells  
    Sangani R, Periyasamy-Thandavan S, Kolhe R, Battacharyya MH, Chutkan N, Hunter M, Isales C, Hamrick M, Hill WD, Fulzele S, Mol Cell Endocrinol, 1/15/2015
  • Deregulation of arginase induces bone complications in high-fat/high-sucrose diet diabetic mouse model  
    Bhatta A, Sangani R, Kolhe N, Toque HA, Cain M, Wong A, Howie N, Shinde R, Elsalanty M, Yao L, Chutkan N, Hunter M, Caldwell RB, Isales C, Caldwell RW, Fulzele S, Mol Cell Endocrinol, 1/15/2015
  • The crucial role of vitamin C and its transporter (SVCT2) in bone marrow stromal cell autophagy and apoptosis  
    Sangani R, Periyasamy-Thandavan S, Pathania R, Ahmad S, Kutiyanawalla A, Kolhe R, Bhattacharyya MH, Chutkan N, Hunter M, Hill WD, Hamrick M, Isales C, Fulzele S, Stem Cell Res, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Shape Loss of Autoclaved, Machine Bent Cobalt-Chrome and Titanium Spine Surgery Rods
    Wilson RG, Zhou H, Fulzele S, Chang A, Chutkan NB, AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/2015
  • Effects of DNA Demethylation on Human Intervertebral Disc Cells: Pilot Study
    Chutkan N, Finney B, Kennon J, Thangaraju M, Blackburn AJ, Fulzele, AOSpine World Forum of Spine Research, Helsinki, Finland, 1/1/2012
  • Role of GDF-8 in Human Intervertebral Disc Tissue Engineering
    Fulzele S, Chutkan N, Kennon J, Blackburn AJ, Hamrick M, AOSpine World Forum of Spine Research, Helsinki, Finland, 1/1/2012
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  • Best of the AAOS 
    Las Vegas, NV, 2015; Orlando, FL, 2016 - 1/1/2016
  • Education Advisor; Case Discussions and Presentations 
    Las Vegas, NV - 1/1/2016
  • Failed Back Surgery –Missed Structural Diagnosis 
    Dubai, UAE - 1/1/2016
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Press Mentions

  • Session DetailMarch 04, 2016
  • 334 Spine Surgeons to Know — 2016 Featured
    334 Spine Surgeons to Know — 2016 Featured

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