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John Caridi

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  • MD, Indiana University

  • Residency, Neurosurgery
    University of Maryland

  • Fellowship, Scoliosis
    Hospital for Special Surgery


    After graduating from Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Caridi completed his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He then trained at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center before completing a one year fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery focusing on spine and spinal deformity surgery. His broad experience gives Dr. Caridi a unique expertise in treating patients who are affected by a wide variety of disease of the spinal column and the central nervous system.

    Dr. Caridi's clinical practice is focused on:


Factors Influencing Outcomes of Neurologic Deficits Due to Spinal Diseases

This study is designed to evaluate those factors that may facilitate the recovery of those patients who suffer from motor weakness or sensory deficits due to pathology in the spinal cord. 


Skovrlj B, Haghighi M, Smethurst ME, Caridi J, Bederson JB. Curvularia Abscess of the Brainstem. World neurosurgery 2013 Jul;.

Simard JM, Popovich PG, Tsymbalyuk O, Caridi J, Gullapalli RP, Kilbourne MJ, Gerzanich V. MRI evidence that glibenclamide reduces acute lesion expansion in a rat model of spinal cord injury. Spinal cord 2013 Nov; 51(11).

Rasouli J, Patel SA, Skovrlj B, Gologorsky Y, Mascitelli J, Petersen B, Caridi J. Primary extranodal marginal zone lymphoma involving the skull. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 2013 Oct;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Caridi during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Stryker Corporation; Zimmer, Inc.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Zimmer, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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