The Department of Neurological Surgery is continuing to meet the needs of our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering virtual appointments by video or phone.
Our newly certified Comprehensive Stroke Center at the Montefiore Moses Campus features state-of-the-art services.
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Your doctor can see you at home with a Montefiore FIRST Doctor Video Visit.
Neurological Surgery at Montefiore
- World-class expertise
- Fellowship training
- Personalized attention
Dr. James T. Goodrich, a pioneer in separating conjoined twins, is mourned
Dr. Goodrich dedicated his life to saving children with complex neurological conditions. In 2016, he successfully led a team of 40 doctors in a 27-hour procedure to separate the MacDonald twins, Jadon and Anias, who were fused at the brain and skull. Dr. Goodrich spent more than 30 years at Montefiore-Einstein and was the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Montefiore and Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Goodrich passed away on March 30, 2020 from complications associated with COVID-19.
“Doctor Goodrich was a beacon of our institution and he will be truly missed.”
Dr. Philip O. Ozuah, Montefiore Medicine CEO
The Department of Neurological Surgery at Montefiore and our Albert Einstein College of Medicine is committed to providing the most advanced and innovative neurosurgical care.
Effective diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and research all come to bear in our multidisciplinary approach to combating neurological disease. Our team of specialists provides integrated and comprehensive care that compassionately recognizes each patient’s unique needs.
Our academic medical center status places us at the forefront of neurosurgical care. Our commitment to research and innovation translates into improved diagnoses and treatment plans tailored to get you functioning again as soon as possible.