Dr. David A. Cech is licensed in the State of Texas and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree with the Highest Distinction. He completed medical studies at the State University in New York and Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in Brooklyn, New York, graduating cum laude. Dr. Cech then had residency training in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and General Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He subsequently trained in Neurological Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine Program in Houston where he was chief resident for his final two years. He then practiced briefly in Fort Worth, Texas before returning to Houston where he joined the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery as assistant professor where he remained for the next four years, moving then into private practice where he remained as a solo practitioner until joining the other members and forming the Neurosurgical Group of Texas in 1996. He remains clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He has been a consulting neurosurgeon at the Department of Neurosciences in the King Faisal Specialty Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and has worked actively in training the Neurosurgical residents in the Baylor College of Medicine program, as well as the newly formed Methodist Hospital Neurosurgical residency.
He has published numerous articles in the Journal of Neurosurgery in Surgical, Neurology, Cancer, British Journal Neurosurgery, and Journal of Clinical Neurology and Surgery including pioneering works in the treatment of cancer pain and treatment of spina bifida.
His hospital affiliations include The Methodist Hospital, Houston Orthopedic and Spine Hospital, and the Hermann Hospital Gamma Knife Center.