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Martin Camins

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    Dr. Camins joined the medical staff at The Mount Sinai Hospital in 1977 as an Instructor in Neurosurgery after having held a similar position at Cornell University Medical School for one year. Having risen through the ranks, he is presently a Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai. Active in national Neurosurgery organizations, Dr. Camins was President of the New York Society of Neurosurgery, is Past President of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons, and the Neurosurgical Regent of the American College of Surgeons. He serves on multiple committees of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and is Vice President of  the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. A member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons, he is also on the editorial board of Neurosurgery and Techniques in Neurosurgery.


  • 1994 -
    Distinguished Alumnus Award
    Chicago Medical School


Gilad R, Gandhi CD, Arginteanu MS, Moore FM, Steinberger A, Camins M. Uncorrected sagittal plane imbalance predisposes to symptomatic instrumentation failure. Spine J 2007 Dec 12;.

Saphier PS, Arginteanu MS, Moore FM, Steinberger AA, Camins MB. Stress-shielding compared with load-sharing anterior cervical plate fixation: a clinical and radiographic prospective analysis of 50 patients. J Neurosurg Spine 2007 May; 6(5): 391-397.

Shrivastava RK, Segal S, Camins MB, Sen C, Post KD. Historical Vignette. Harvey Cushing's Meningiomas Text and the Historical Origin of the Respectability Criteria for the Anterior One Third of the Superior Saggital Sinus. J Neurosurg 2003; 99(4): 787-791.

Camins MB, Jenkins III AL, Singhal A, Perrin RG. Tumors of the Vertebral Axis: Benign, Primary Malignant and Metastatic Tumors. In: Winn HR, editor. Youmans Neurological Surgery. 5th Saunders, 2001. pp4835-4868.

Lippman CR, Arginteanu M, Purohit D, Naidich TP, Camins MB. Intramedullary Neurenteric Cysts of the Spine: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Neurosurg Spine 2001 Apr; 94(2): 305-309.

Deutsch H, Arginteanu M, Manhart K, Perin N, Camins MB, Moore F, Steinberger AA, Weisz DJ. Somatosensory evoked potential monitoring in anterior thoracic vertebrectomy. J Neurosurg Spine 2000 Apr; 92(2): 155-161.

Arginteanu MS, Camins MB. Spinal Infections: Osteomyelitis Discitis Epidural and Intramedullary Abscesses. Neurosurgery Quarterly 1998; 8(1): 24-41.

Camins MB, Malkasian GD. The Resident. In: Nora PE, editor. Profession Liability/Risk Management - A Manual for Surgeons. 2 Chicago, American College of Surgeons; 1997. pp177-188.

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