The Department of Neurosurgery, established in 1914, is at the forefront of clinical care, education and scientific research in neurosurgery.  Our neurosurgeons are internationally renowned for their expertise in skull-base surgery, cerebrovascular disease, pituitary disorders, acoustic tumors, deep brain stimulation, spinal reconstruction, epilepsy, radiosurgery, among other specialty areas. The close interaction of our research teams with our clinical teams allows us to rapidly translate research findings into new therapies and better approaches to patient care.  Learn more


The Department of Neurosurgery’s resident Eric Oermann, MD, was recognized in Forbes' 30 Under 30 list of entrepreneurs making health care digital. Read the article on Forbes’ website


Joshua B. Bederson, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Bederson has also served as Chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Cerebrovascular Section.  Read More

Chair’s Report

Learn about the Department of Neurosurgery’s latest developments in education, research and clinical care.
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Advancing Simulation Research

The Neurosimulation Core conducts a wide range of studies to improve simulator technologies and surgical skills and confidence. Learn more

Contact Us

Tel: 212-241-2377
Fax: 212-241-7388

One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1136
New York, NY 10029