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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

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Department of Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery provides a full spectrum of neurosurgical operative procedures including all aspects of cranial, spinal and cerebrovascular surgery at Northwell Health. There are 15 board certified and three board eligible neurosurgeons on staff, in addition to a support staff of 11 neurosurgical physician's assistants, one rotating neurosurgical osteopathic resident and intraoperative electrophysiologic monitoring technicians. The Department of Neurosurgery performs approximately 1200 procedures per year. Major conditions and diagnosis treated include: chiari i malformation, syringomyelia and related disorders; brain tumors including sterotactic surgery/radiosurgery; cerebral aneurysms/arteriovenous malformations; skull base and pituitary lesions; csf shunting procedures including iii ventriculcstomy; and neuroendoscopy.