Fedor Panov

Fedor Panov, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery



A board-certified neurosurgeon, Fedor E. Panov, MD, serves as Director of the Adult Epilepsy Surgery Program at Mount Sinai Health System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Panov practices general brain and general spine surgery, adult epilepsy surgery, and neuromodulation surgery and is based at Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, The Mount Sinai Hospital, and Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice in Manhattan, New York.

Dr. Panov is a uniquely qualified neurosurgeon with a postgraduate fellowship in Epilepsy Neurosurgery from University of California, San Francisco, under Dr. Edward Chang, and another fellowship in Movement Disorders Neurosurgery under Dr. Philip A. Starr and Dr. Paul Larson. Dr. Panov obtained his undergraduate degree from Schreyer Honors College at Penn State and his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his Neurosurgical Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Panov is published in a variety of scholarly journals including Neurosurgery, Neurotherapeutics, Interventional Neuroradiology, and Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

Dr. Panov is fluent in Russian and conversational in Spanish.

Read about Dr. Panov’s and Dr. Saadi Ghatan’s study on the safety and efficacy of Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) in pediatric patients with drug-resistant epilepsy in the 2020 Neurology & Neurosurgery Specialty Report.


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Brain / Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Brain Compression
  • Brain Cyst
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Infection
  • Brain Malformation
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Trauma / Injury
  • Brain Tumor And Brain Cancer
  • Brain, Spine Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Compression Fracture
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Disease of Neck and Back
  • Diskectomy / Discectomy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disk
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intracranial Abscess
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Intrathecal baclofen pumps
  • Intrathecal morphine pumps
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Meningioma
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Neurostimulation / TENS
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Pituitary Macroadenomas
  • Sciatica
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorder
  • Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Second Opinion
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spondylolysis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Suprasellar Tumor
  • Syrinx
  • Tethered Cord Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


BS, Schreyers Honors College, Penn State University

MD, Jefferson Medical College

Internship, General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Neurosurgery, University of California (San Francisco)

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