Leslie C. Schlachter, PA-C is a board-certified physician assistant and serves as Assistant Physician Assistant Site Director at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinical Director for the Mount Sinai Health System, and Chief Physician Assistant in the Department of Neurosurgery. Additionally, she manages Dr. Bederson’s clinical and surgical practice.

Leslie collaborates with Dr. Bederson and partners with patients from their first patient consultation, throughout their hospital stay, and after discharge from Mount Sinai.

To ensure that everyone is on the same page from your neurosurgical care and beyond, Leslie coordinates directly with the other primary and specialized physicians involved patients' care; including neurologists, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, ophthalmologists, primary care physicians, rehabilitation specialists, etc.

Leslie considers helping patients through their surgical process an integral part of the patient experience, which ultimately leads to the best outcome.

Urgent and Same Day Visits Available
Leslie is often available for in-person or video consults.

Social Media
Leslie is a well-known in social media for neurosurgery, medicine, and a leader for physician assistants and other advanced practice providers.

Clinical Focus

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal
  • Adenomas
  • Arteriovenous Malformation of the Brain
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain, Spine Tumors
  • Cavernous Malformations
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chondrosarcoma

Physicians who provide services at hospitals and facilities in the Mount Sinai Health System might not participate in the same health plans as those Mount Sinai hospitals and facilities (even if the physicians are employed or contracted by those hospitals or facilities).

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