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Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, FACS

Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research
North Shore University Hospital 
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Office Location
North Shore University Hospital
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
300 Community Drive, 9 Tower
Manhasset, NY 11030
Phone: (516) 562-3026
Fax: (516) 562-3030

Special Interests

  • Cerebrovascular Surgery (aneurysm, AVM, brainstem cavernoma, cerebral revascularization)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Aneurysms (mini craniotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery (pituitary and skull base tumors)
  • Surgery for Cranial Nerve Disorders (trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, glossopharyngeal neuralgia)
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniovertebral Junction Pathologies
  • Acoustic Neuroma Surgery

Medical Education

  • Shahid Beheshti University School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran, 1998


  • Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), Switzerland, 2004


  • Cerebrovascular surgery, Lausanne Hospital-CHUV, Switzerland, 2004-2005
  • Skull base and minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 2006-2007
  • Cerebrovascular surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 2007-2008


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Swiss Neurosurgical Society
  • Société de Neurochirurgie de Langue Française
  • Treasurer, Swiss Young Neurosurgeon Society
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section
  • American Heart Association
  • International Society of Pituitary Surgeons

Primary Hospital Affiliation

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • New York Head and Neck Institute
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital

Board certified: 2006

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2013

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