Kalmon D Post

Kalmon D Post, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
  • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
  • PROFESSOR | Medicine



Dr. Post, the Leonard I. Malis, M.D. / Corinne and Joseph Graber Professor, previously served as the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai. He also chaired the Faculty Practice Associates and The Medical Board. Dr. Post is currently the Program Director for the Neurosurgery Residency Program at Mount Sinai and Surgical Co-Director of the Pituitary Care and Research Center.

Dr. Post began his academic career in 1976 as an Instructor of Neurosurgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.He left Tufts four years later as Associate Professor to join the faculty at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons as an Associate Professor. Named Vice-Chairman of that Department in 1984, Dr. Post was promoted to Professor in 1987. In 1991 he moved to Mount Sinai. He has been President of the New York Neurosurgical Society and the New York State Neurosurgical Society and is presently on the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Post is internationally known for his work and results treating pituitary and parasellar tumors, as well as cerebello-pontine angle tumors, particularly acoustic neuroma with hearing preservation. He is a member of the Endocrine Society and was a m ember of the Board of Directors of the Pituitary Society. In 2009 he received the award as Endocrinologist of the Year from the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology at Mount Sinai.


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Craniotomy
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Hearing Loss
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary Adenoma


MD, NYU Medical Center

Residency, Surgery/Neurosurgery, Bellevue Hospital Center

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