The Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai includes a multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons and researchers. Our faculty is dedicated to patient care and high-quality research.

Department Leadership

Joshua B. Bederson, MD
Leonard I. Malis, MD / Corinne and Joseph Graber Professor and System Chair


J Mocco, MD, MS
Senior Vice Chair



Associate Professors
Tanvir F. Choudhri, MD
Reade A. De Leacy, MD
Johanna T. Fifi, MD

Assistant Professors
Hang S. Byun, MD
Neha S. Dangayach, MD, MSCR
Divaldo De Arruda Camara Jr., MD
Zachary L. Hickman, MD
Salazar Jones, MD
Christopher P. Kellner, MD
Cappi C. Lay, MD
John W. Liang, MD
Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PhD
Shahram Majidi, MD
Peter F. Morgenstern, MD
Sarah E. Nelson, MD
Fedor E. Panov, MD
Benjamin Rapoport, MD, PhD
Chanland (Chan) Roonprapunt, MD, PhD
Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, MD, PhD
Hazem Shoirah, MD
Jeremy M. Steinberger, MD
Hilarie C. Tomasiewicz, MD, PhD
Spyridoula Tsetsou, MD
Nirit Weiss, MD
Raymund L. Yong, MD

Research Faculty
Roland Friedel, PhD
Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA

Clinical Instructors
Thomas J. Oxley, MD, PhD

Voluntary Faculty
Marc Arginteanu, MD
Frank Moore, MD
Yakov Gologorsky, MD
Arthur L. Jenkins III, MD
Thomas Lee, MD
Arien J. Smith, MD
Alfred Steinberger, MD
Kevin Yao, MD

Secondary Appointment Faculty
Puneet B. Belani, MD
Susan Bressman, MD
Thomas Bryce, MD
Amy M. Chan, MD
Alexander W. Charney, MD, PhD
Samuel Cho, MD
Ki Sueng Choi, PhD
Maura K. Cosetti, MD
Stacie G. Deiner, MD 
Amish Doshi, MD
Matijn Figee, MD, PhD
Eric Genden, MD
Satish Govindaraj, MD
Fiona Gupta, MD 
Andrew Hecht, MD 
Adilia Hormigo, MD
James C. Iatridis, PhD
Joanna Jen, MD, PhD 
Lyndon Kim, MD
Mark Kupersmith, MD
Alfred M.C. Iloreta Jr., MD 
Thomas P. Naidich, MD
Peter Taub, MD 
Vanessa Tiongson, MD
James J. Young, MD, PhD
George B. Wanna, MD

Adjunct Professors
Martin Camins, MD
H. Richard Winn, MD

Maria Anastasiadou, PhD
Alexandros Bouras, MD
Yonejung Yoon, PhD 
Yizhou Zhang, PhD