Konstantinos Margetis

Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Research Topics:

Biomechanics/Bioengineering, Biomedical Sciences, Spine

Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Health System and Director of Spine at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square.

Dr. Margetis is a uniquely qualified neurosurgeon with dual postgraduate fellowships in Complex Spine Surgery from The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio under Dr. Edward Benzel, and in Pediatric Neurosurgery from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York under Dr. Mark Souweidane. Dr. Margetis obtained his medical degree at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School in Greece. At the University of Athens, also in Greece, he earned his PhD for research related to the effects of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy on the Central Nervous System and completed his Neurosurgery residency. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds a Masters Certificate in Health Care Leadership from Cornell University. Dr. Margetis has been published in a variety of scholarly journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery, Neuromodulation, and the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Margetis is also fluent in Greek.

Dr. Margetis practices general neurosurgery and complex spine surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Margetis also sees patients at Mount Sinai Union Square.

Clinical Focus

  • Back Pain
  • Brain / Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Disease of Neck and Back
  • Herniated Disk
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • MRI - Spinal Cord
  • Meningioma
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuroendoscopy

Education

MD, Aristotelian Univ. of Thessaloniki

Residency, Neurosurgery, 401 General Military Hospitals of Athens

Residency, Neurosurgery, Evangelismos Hospital

Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Fellowship, Spinal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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