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Clinical Neuroscience News, April 2014

Clinical Neuroscience News, 2014

Click on the image above to read about innovations in brain tumor management in our latest newsletter.

Brain Tumor Center Physicians


Michael Schulder, MD Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS
Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, NeurosurgeryDirector, Brain Tumor CenterCo-Director, Center for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, Vice Chair and Professor, Neurosurgery
Lake Success Office: (516) 941-1260


Boockvar_John John A. Boockvar, MD
Director, Brain Tumor Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
(MEETH), Director, Center for Pituitary Surgery, New York Head and Neck Institute
Director, Acoustic Neuroma Program, New York Head and Neck Institute, Professor of Neurosurgery
Manhattan Office
:  (212) 434-3900


David Chailf, MD David J. Chalif, MD, FACS
Director, Neurovascular Neurosurgery North Shore University Hospital Co-Director, Brain Aneurysm Center Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Manhasset Office
: (516) 562-3070


Amir Dedashti Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, FACS
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3026
Alexix M. Demopoulos, MD

Alexis M. Demopoulos, MD
Director, Neuro-Oncology
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Lake Success Office: (516) 941-1260 

Mark B. Eisenberg, MD Mark B. Eisenberg, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Director, Skull Base Center
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Great Neck Office: (516) 773-7737
Lynbrook Office: (516) 876-7150


Peter M. Farmer Peter M. Farmer, MD
Attending Pathologist
Associate Professor, Pathology
Lake Success Office: (516) 304-7239
Maged M. Ghaly, MD Maged M. Ghaly, MD
Attending Physician
Bay Shore Office: (718)/(516) 470-7190
Salvatore Insinga, MD Salvatore Insinga, DO
Director, Division of Neurosurgery, Southside Hospital
Director, Neurosurgery, Eastern Sector
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Bay Shore Office: (631) 591-7470
Huntington Office: (631)
Great Neck Office: (516) 325-7000

Robert G. Kerr, MD, PhD, FRCPSC

Robert G. Kerr, MD, PhD, FRCPSC
Attending Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Huntington Office: (631) 351-4840
Greenlawn Office:(631) 351-4840


Jonathan Knisely, MD Jonathan Knisely, MD
Chief and Co-Director for Radiosurgery andStereotactic Radiation Therapy, Radiation Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor, Radiation Medicine
Manhasset Office: (516) 470-7190
Jian Yi (Jim) Li, MD, PhD Jian Yi (Jim) Li, MD, PhD
Director, Neuropathology, Brain Tumor Center
Co-Director, Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Associate Professor, Pathology
Lake Success Office: (516) 304-7240
Danijela Levacic, MD   Danijela Levacic, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Lake Success Office: (516) 941-1260
Raj K. Narayan, MD Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3816



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