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Department of Nerousurgery

Department of Neurosurgery Faculty

Under the direction of Program Director, Dr. Michael Schulder, the neurosurgery residency promotes the training of academic neurosurgeons in a state-of-the-art research and clinical environment, thereby fostering excellence in healthcare.


Raj K. Narayan, MD

Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Cushing Neuroscience Institute Service Line
Chair and Professor, Neurosurgery

   
Michael Schulder, MD Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS
Director, Brain Tumor Center
Interim Director, Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery
Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Paolo Bolognese, MD Paolo Bolognese, MD
Associate Director, Chiari Institute
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery,
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
   
David Chailf, MD David J. Chalif, MD, FACS
Director, Neurovascular Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital
Co-Director, Brain Aneurysm Center
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, FACS

Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, FACS
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

   
Celine Rahman DeMatteo, MD

Celine Rahman DeMatteo, MD
Attending Neurointensivist
Assistant Professor of Neurology

   
Mark B. Eisenberg, MD Mark B. Eisenberg, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Director, Skull Base Center
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
   
Peter Hollis, MD, FACS Peter Hollis, MD, FACS
Chief, Neurosurgery, Franklin Hospital
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Salvatore Insinga, MD Salvatore Insinga, DO
Director, Neurosurgery, Eastern Sector
Director, Division of Neurosurgery, Southside Hospital
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Gregory Kapinos, MD, MS Gregory Kapinos, MD, MS
Attending Neurointensivist
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Roger W. Kula, MD  Roger W. Kula, MD, FAAN
Medical Director, Chiari Institute
Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
   
David J. Langer, MD David J. Langer, MD
Director, Neurosurgery
Lenox Hill Hospital
Director, Moyamoya Center of New York
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
   
Ahmad Latefi, DO Ahmad Latefi, DO
Attending Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery


   
David LeDoux, MD David LeDoux, MD
Director, Neurocritical Care, North Shore University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Mitchell E. Levine, MD

Mitchell E. Levine, MD
Chief, Spinal Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital and
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Director, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital
Director, Spine Center
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

   
Danny Liang, MD Danny Liang, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

 

   
Ashesh Mehta, MD, PhD Ashesh Mehta, MD, PhD
Director, Neurosurgery, Glen Cove Hospital
Director, Epilepsy Surgery
Assistant Investigator, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Mark A. Mittler, MD, FACS, FAAP Mark A. Mittler, MD, FACS, FAAP
Co-Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Director, Quality Assurance, Department of Neurosurgery

   
M. Chris Overby, MD M. Chris Overby, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery,
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
   
Shaheda A. Quraishi, MD Shaheda A. Quraishi, MD
Attending Physiatrist
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery and
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
   
Harold L. Rekate, MD, FACS, FAAP Harold L. Rekate, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director, Chiari Institute
Director, Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center
Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Steven Schneider, MD, FACS, FAAP Steven J. Schneider, MD, FACS, FAAP
Co-Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgical Services
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
   
Avi Setton, MD Avi Setton, MD
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology,
North Shore University Hospital
Co-Director, Brain Aneurysm Center
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery


   
 Justin M. Thomas, MD

Justin Michael Thomas, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon
Southside Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

   

 

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