Meet our New UW Neurological Surgery Fellows

David J. Bonda, MD, (Pediatric) Stephanie H. Chen, MD (Endovascular), Imad S. Khan, MD (Spine), Patrick Kim, MD (Spine), and Andrew J. Montoure, MD (CV/Skull Base) 


David J. Bonda, MD

Dr. Bonda was born in New York, NY and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed seven years of neurosurgical training in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, during which time he spent two years doing basic neuroscience research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Long Island, New York. David has subsequently moved to Seattle for a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Stephanie H. Chen, MD

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Chen graduated from New York University, summa cum laude in 2011 with a B.S. in neuroscience. In 2015, she received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh where she was elected to AOA and was awarded the Theodore Kurze Senior Prize for Excellence in Neurological Surgery and Clinical Neurosciences. Stephanie completed residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. During residency she was awarded the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Best Basic Scientific Paper Abstract Award and the Sal Vanni Inspiration Award. Stephanie’s clinical interests include vascular, endovascular, skull base surgery, and global health.  Dr. Chen is our endovascular fellow.

Imad S. Khan, MD

Dr. Khan completed medical school from the Aga Khan University in Pakistan. He subsequently pursued research fellowships at LSU Shreveport, Vanderbilt University and Dartmouth College before completing a neurosurgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Health from The Dartmouth Institute during his residency.  Dr. Khan is a spine surgery fellow.

Patrick Kim, MD

Our other spine surgery fellow, Dr. Patrick Kim, graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology and a Master’s of Science in Developmental Biology.  He received a Doctor of Medicine degree from LSU New Orleans and completed Neurosurgical residency training from University of Mississippi Medical Center where he served as a chief resident.

Andrew J. Montoure, MD

Dr. Montoure, our cerebrovascular/skull base surgery fellow, grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and obtained his BS in Biomedical Sciences at Marquette University in 2011.  He went on to Creighton University School of Medicine where he met his wife, Dr. Erin Birmingham who is an anesthesiologist and grew up in Redmond, Washington.  They completed their residencies at the Medical College of Wisconsin, while starting a family consisting of two wonderful daughters and a chocolate lab.