Jay Chun, MD, PhD


Jay Chun, M.D., Ph.D., has served as the Chief of Neurosurgery and Director of the Atlantic Health Spine Center at Overlook Medical Center at Atlantic Health System since September 2015.

Dr. Chun has served as a member of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board since August 2021 and previously served as a member of Celularity, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: CELU) Scientific Advisory Board from September 2020 to January 2023.

Dr. Chun completed his M.D. and Ph.D. at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His neurosurgical residency was completed at the University of California at San Francisco, followed by specialization in the discipline of complex and minimally invasive spine surgery at Emory in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Chun is board certified and specializes in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery as well as artificial discs. While a member of the Columbia University faculty from June 1995 to June 1997, Dr. Chun worked in the field of biotechnology.

He has received many honors including Medical Research Fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), working with the late Nobel Laureate Marshall Nirenberg.

He received his Ph.D. with Richard Axel, a recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize. In honor of his stem cell research,he received the NIH Individual National Research Service Award.