Message from the Director

We are proud to introduce you to our outstanding Neurosurgery Residency Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Department of Neurosurgery, is now the largest program in New York City with a comprehensive of breadth of subspecialty cases. Drawing some of our nation’s most highly regarded neurosurgeons, we have a proven track record in training exceptional clinical and academic neurosurgeons, but are committed to an ever improving and evolving neurosurgery curriculum.

Our Neurosurgery service ranks as a premier destination for care, with locations at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, Mount Sinai Queens, and other satellite practices in the tri-state area. Our multidisciplinary approach includes frequent collaboration with neuroendovascular surgery, neurology, neuroscience, otolaryngology, orthopedics, psychiatry, radiology, critical care, oncology, endocrinology, pediatrics, neuro-oncology, and neurotrauma, and more.

Residents are vital members of our dynamic health care team, providing compassionate patient care while advancing medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. We are privileged to offer our residents operative volume and experience in every aspect of modern neurosurgery, including endovascular, peripheral nerve, and functional neurosurgery. Our ultimate goal is to help you explore and develop your career, while giving you the tools to face the clinical challenges of our evolving field.

J Mocco, MD, MS
Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
System Vice Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Health System