W. (Chris) C. Fox, M.D.



  1. Jacksonville, Florida



W. Chris Fox, M.D. is a Senior Associate Consultant who specializes in endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery as well as minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery. He believes that commitment to the highest ideals of medicine, clear and honest communication, teamwork, and formulating an individualized treatment plan for every patient improves safety, increases precision and leads to the best outcomes.

Dr. Fox joined the Mayo Clinic Florida team after 5 years as an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida where he was Program Director of the endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellowship and Associate Program Director of the neurosurgery residency. In addition, he was previously an Assistant Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and served as an active duty neurosurgeon in the U.S. Navy. Prior to his medical career, Dr. Fox played college hockey at the University of Michigan and professionally in the Edmonton Oilers organization.

He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and subspecialty certified in endovascular neurosurgery. He has served as an examiner for the neurosurgery board examination, on multiple NIH study sections, and is a regular faculty participant for national neurosurgery courses. His research interests include simulation and neurosurgical training, antiplatelet use in endovascular neurosurgery, and novel approaches for pain control after subarachnoid hemorrhage. He is a member of multiple national and international research consortiums aimed at improving clinical outcomes in neurosurgery patients.

  1. Arteriovenous fistula
  2. Arteriovenous malformation
  3. Brain aneurysm
  4. Brain AVM
  5. Carotid artery disease
  6. Cavernous malformations
  7. Cervical myelopathy
  8. Cervical radiculopathy
  9. Cervical spinal stenosis
  10. Cervical spondylosis
  11. Degenerative disk disease
  12. Degenerative scoliosis
  13. Lumbar radiculopathy
  14. Lumbar spinal stenosis
  15. Moyamoya disease
  16. Spinal arteriovenous malformation
  17. Stroke
  1. Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  2. Cerebral angiography
  3. Diskectomy
  4. Endarterectomy
  5. Endovascular aneurysm repair
  6. Foraminotomy
  7. Kyphoplasty
  8. Laminectomy
  9. Microvascular surgery
  10. Minimally invasive surgery
  11. Revision spinal surgery
  12. Spinal angiography
  13. Spinal fusion
  14. Stereotactic radiosurgery
  15. Thrombectomy
  • Cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery including traditional and minimally invasive treatment of aneurysms, cerebral and spinal vascular lesions, and stroke
  • Surgery for the cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine, including minimally invasive surgery and spinal fusion
  1. 2020
    Certificate - Surgical Leadership ProgramHarvard Medical School
  2. 2010
    Residency - NeurosurgeryUniversity of Michigan Health System
  3. 2008
    Fellowship - Endovascular Neurosurgery University of Florida College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  5. 1998
    BS - Anthropology-ZoologyUniversity of Michigan


  1. 2013
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberUF Health Physician Search Committee for Chief Operating Officer
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons ad hoc Committee on Neurosurgeon Wellness
  3. 2019 - present
    Elected Active MemberNeurosurgical Society of America
  4. 2019 - present
    Team Member, State of FloridaSociety of Neurointerventional Surgery Get Ahead of Stroke
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberUniversity of Michigan Medical School Admissions Committee
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberFlorida Neurosurgical Society
  7. 2015 - 2020
    MemberUniversity of Flordia Department of Neurosurgery Education Steering Committee
  8. 2015 - 2018
    MemberUniversity of Florida College of Medicine Institutional Program Review Committee
  9. 2015
    MemberValley Hospital (New Jersey) Neurosciences Quality Assurance Committee
  10. 2014 - present
    MemberSpine Section, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  11. 2011 - 2015
    Elected MemberYoung Neurosurgeons Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  12. 2011 - 2013
    MemberNaval Medical Center San Diego Surgical Continuous Improvement Program committee
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Joint Section
  14. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  15. 2010 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  16. 2010 - present
    Senior MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery