Kalmon D Post

Kalmon D Post, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
  • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
  • PROFESSOR | Medicine

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Dr. Kalmon D. Post previously served as the Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai. He also chaired the Faculty Practice Associates and The Medical Board. Dr. Post is currently the Surgical Co-Director of the Pituitary Care and Research Center.

Dr. Post began his academic career in 1976 as an Instructor of Neurosurgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He left Tufts four years later to join the faculty at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons as an Associate Professor. In 1984, he was named Vice Chair of the Department Neurosurgery and was promoted to Professor in 1987. In 1991 he joined the faculty at Mount Sinai. Dr. Post has been President of the New York Neurosurgical Society and the New York State Neurosurgical Society and is presently on the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Post is internationally known for his work and results treating pituitary and parasellar tumors, as well as cerebellopontine angle tumors, particularly acoustic neuroma with hearing preservation. He is a member of the Endocrine Society and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Pituitary Society. In 2009 he was named Endocrinologist of the Year from the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology at Mount Sinai.

Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Hearing Loss
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary Adenoma

Education

MD, NYU Medical Center

Residency, Surgery/Neurosurgery, Bellevue Hospital Center

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