Paul Dwan, M.D.
Dr. Paul Dwan is a neurosurgeon who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. The neurosurgeon has over 40 years of professional experience and is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Paul Dwan is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Until 2016, Dr. Paul Dwan was Major General Paul S. Dwan, the Mobilization Assistant to the Surgeon General of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He was commissioned in 1994 and served as an individual mobilization augmentee in the Department of Neurosurgery, David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California.
The surgeon was also the senior flight surgeon attached to the 79th Air Refueling Squadron at Travis AFB. Dr. Paul Dwan has been aerospace medicine chief, professional services chief, medical squadron commander, and deputy group commander. He has twice been Chief of Aerospace Medicine in Southwest Asia and served two tours as a flight surgeon for the National Science Foundation's mission to Antarctica. From September to December 2009, he was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as Chief of Neurosurgery, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Dr. Paul Dwan has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics, which he earned in 1977 from Stanford University.
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Education & Training
University of Minnesota Medical School
UCLA - General Surgery Internship
UCLA Medical Center, General Surgery
UCLA Medical Center, Neurological Surgery
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Vertebrectomy for treatment of vertebral hemangioma without preoperative embolization: Case report.
Tony Feuerman, Paul S. Dwan, Ronald F. Young
Surgical outcomes in pure frontal lobe epilepsy and foci that mimic them.
Swartz, B. E., Delgado-Escueta, A. V., Walsh, G. O., Rich, J. R., Dwan, P. S., DeSalles, A. A., Kaufman, M. H.; Epilepsy Res. 1998 Jan 01.
The safety and efficacy of chronically implanted subdural electrodes: a prospective study.
Swartz, B. E., Rich, J. R., Dwan, P. S., DeSalles, A., Kaufman, M. H., Walsh, G. O., Delgado-Escueta, A. V.; Surg Neurol. 1996 Jul 01.
Clinical and CCTV-EEG evaluation in presurgical work-up of temporal and frontal lobe epilepsies.
Delgado-Escueta, A. V., Swartz, B., Chauvel, P., Bancaud, J., Walsh, G. O., Halgren, E., Rich, J. R., Dwan, P.; Epilepsy Res Suppl. 1992 Jan 01.