Deric Park MD

Deric Park MD

Deric Park MD

Deric M. Park, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

M.D. Degree:

Loma Linda University, 1996


Neurology, University of Chicago


Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Cell Biology, National Institutes of Health


Neurology, 2001

Clinical Interests:

Brain tumors, chordoma, early phase clinical trials


Developmental basis for the origin and progression of brain tumors
Recent Publications from US National Library of Medicine and PubMed

Clinical Team:

Kristie Coles and Jenny Friend


Patient calls to Bruce Leffler at 434-982-4415


(434) 982-4467


Deric Park

Bio: Deric Minwoo Park joined the faculty of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Virginia in April of 2010. He is a board certified neurologist with subspecialty training in clinical neuro-oncology.

Dr. Park received his medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed neurology residency at the University of Chicago, where he was selected by the faculty to serve as Chief Resident. He then trained in clinical neuro-oncology and performed research on paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center with Dr. Jerome B. Posner. This was followed by five years as a Research Fellow at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Park provides medical care for patients with brain tumors and is the principal investigator of the Laboratory of Brain Tumor Biology in the Department of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Academy of Neurology, International Society for Stem Cell Research, Society for Neuro-Oncology, Society for Neuroscience, and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Chordoma Foundation.