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
Professor and System Chair


J Mocco, MD, MS
System Vice Chair

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Brian H. Kopell, MD
Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neurosciences, and Psychiatry


Kalmon. D. Post, MD
Leonard I. Malis, MD / Corinne and Joseph Graber Professor

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Raj K. Shrivastava, MD
Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology


Associate Professors
Tanvir F. Choudhri, MD
Johanna T. Fifi, MD
Saadi Ghatan, MD
Hongyan Zou, MD, PhD

Assistant Professors
Hang S. Byun, MD
John M. Caridi, MD
Neha S. Dangayach, MD
Reade A. De Leacy, MD
George V. DiGiancinto, MD
Zachary L. Hickman, MD
Christopher P. Kellner, MD
Cappi C. Lay, MD
John W. Liang, MD
Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PhD
Fedor E. Panov, MD
Jignesh S. Patel, MD
Kaitlyn J. Reilly, MD
Graciano Rivera, MD
Chanland (Chan) Roonprapunt, MD, PhD
Paul Singh, MD, MPH
Rupendra Swarup, MD
Nirit Weiss, MD
Raymund L. Yong, MD

Research Faculty
Anthony B. Costa, PhD
Roland Friedel, PhD
Malgosia Kokoszka, PhD

Clinical Instructors
Thomas J. Oxley, MD, PhD
Hazem Shoirah,MD

Voluntary Faculty
Marc Arginteanu, MD
Robert Goodman, MD
Frank Moore, MD
Yakov Gologorsky, MD
Errol Gordon, MD
Arthur L. Jenkins III, MD
Thomas Lee, MD
Alfred Steinberger, MD
Kevin Yao, MD

Secondary Appointment Faculty
Eric Genden, MD
James Iatridis, MD
Mark Kupersmith, MD
Peter Taub, MD
Thomas Bryce, MD
Stacie Deiner, MD
Satish Govindaraj, MD
Andrew Hecht, MD
Adilia Hormigo, MD
Lan Zhou, MD, PhD
Samuel Cho, MD
Amish Doshi, MD

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

Alexandros Bouras, MD
Dominque Bozec, PhD
Jessica Rodriguez, PhD