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Narayan Sundaresan

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  • Neurological Surgery


  • MD, King George Medical College

  • Residency, Surgery
    General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur

  • Residency, Neurosurgery
    General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur

  • Residency, Neurosurgery
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

  • Residency, Pediatric Neurology
    Children's Memorial Hospital

  • Residency, Pediatric Neurosurg.
    Children's Memorial Hospital

  • Fellowship, Neuro-Oncology
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering


    Mailing Address
    1148 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

    Dr. Sundaresan has been a clinical professor of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai since 1992. His previous academic appointments include Associate Professor at Columbia University Medical School and Assistant Professor at Cornell University Medical School. Dr. Sundaresan specializes in all aspects of spine surgery with extensive experience with primary and metastatic tumors to the spine. His subspecialty is Neurooncology. He has held the position of Chairman of the Spine Tumor Task Force of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.


  • 1977 -
    Sherry Kalick Award for Neurosurgery

  • 1976, 1977 -
    Elliot Clarke Award for Clinical Research
    Northwestern University

  • 1968 -
    King George's Medical School

  • 1964 - 1968
    Columbo Plan Medical Scholarship


Sundaresan N, Schmidek H, Rosenthal D, Schiller A, editors. Tumors of the Spine: Diagnosis and Management. 1st ed. Philadelphia, WB Saunders; 1990.

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