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Meet the Neurosurgeons

Ira R. Abbott, MD

Acting Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, CHAM

Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics - Neurological Surgery, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Epilepsy, Hydrocephalus, Moyamoya, Pediatric Brain Tumor, Spasticity

Associate Professor

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Vijay Agarwal, MD

Director of Montefiore Skull-Base Tumor Center

Neurological Surgery, Acoustic Schwannoma, Meningioma, Pituitary Adenoma, Primary Brain Tumor, Skull Base Tumor

Assistant Professor

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David J. Altschul, MD

Director of Neurovascular Surgery, Co-Director Montefiore Comprehensive Stroke Center

Neurological Surgery, Arterio-venous Malformation, Brain Aneurysm, Stroke

Assistant Professor

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Nrupen Y. Baxi, MD

Director of Movement Disorders Surgery

Neurological Surgery, Chronic Pain, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Parkinson Disease, Spinal Cord Stimulator , Spine Disease

Assistant Professor

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Emad N. Eskandar, MD, MBA

Chair of Neurological Surgery; Director of Epilepsy and Facial Pain Centers; David B. Keidan Chair of Neurological Surgery

Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor, Epilepsy, Meningioma, Parkinson Disease, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Jeffrey P. Bergstein Chair in Neurological Surgery

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Eugene S. Flamm, MD

Past Chairman of Neurosurgery

Neurological Surgery, Arterio-venous Malformation, Benign Brain Tumor, Brain Aneurysm, Chiari Malformation, Meningioma

Professor of Neurosurgery

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Neil Haranhalli, MD

Assistant Professor

Neurological Surgery

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Merritt D. Kinon, MD

Director, Spinal Education

Neurological Surgery, Degenerative Spine, Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Cord Stimulator , Spinal Tumors, Spine Disease, Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Assistant Professor

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Patrick A. Lasala, MD

Vice Chair of Neurosurgery

Neurological Surgery, Acoustic Schwannoma, Astrocytoma, Brain Tumor, Epilepsy, Glioblastoma, Meningioma, Neuro-oncology, Oligodendroglioma

Associate Professor

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Vijay Yanamadala, MD

Director, Center for Surgical Optimization

Neurological Surgery

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

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Reza Yassari, MD

Chief, Division of Spinal Neurosurgery; Director, Neurosurgery Residency

Neurological Surgery, Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity, Spinal Tumors, Spine Disease

Professor of Neurosurgery

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