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Reza Yassari, MD
- Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Spinal Deformity, Spinal Tumors, Spine Disease
Dr. Yassari earned his medical degree in 1997 from the Medical University of Vienna in Austria with a dissertation in neuropathology. He completed his basic surgical training (1997–1998) in England at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich, East Anglia, before relocating to the United States, where he received a master of science degree in experimental pathology at the University of Chicago. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Chicago Hospital and was a fellow at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Subsequently, he underwent fellowship training in spinal oncology and reconstructive and complex spine surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was an instructor in neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery.
He started his tenure as Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Montefiore and our Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2010 and rose through the academic ranks to become Professor of Neurological Surgery in 2018. In 2012, Dr. Yassari was designated as Associate Program Director and then in 2014 as the Program Director of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program. He is a founding member and the Director of Surgical Services for the Montefiore Spine Center, a multidisciplinary center for the treatment of patients with spinal disease. In addition, he is a faculty member at our Albert Einstein Global Health Center and leads an annual neurosurgical mission to Mongolia.
Dr. Yassari is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, AOSpine, the American Medical Association and the New York Academy of Sciences.
3316 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2841
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
41 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601-4622
2 Longview Avenue, Suite 500
White Plains, NY 10601
- Medical School:
Medical University of Vienna
University of Chicago Hospital
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine