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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

Investigator, Laboratory for Brain Tumor Therapy
Brain Tumor Biotech Center
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
 
Office Location
Lenox Hill Hospital
130 East 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
Phone: (212) 434-3900
Fax: (212) 434-3899 
 

Special Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Treatment of  Brain Tumors
  • Skull Base Disorders
  • Disorders of the Spine
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal surgery
  • Complex Spinal Disorders.

Medical Education

  • SUNY Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY, Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research, 1997

Residency

  • Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1998-2003
  • Post-doctoral work in Brain Tumor and Stem Cell Biology, F32 NIH, National Research, Service Award, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center,  Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2003
  • Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2004

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery

Memberships

  • Executive Committee, Section on Tumors, AANS/CNS
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
  • Society of Neurooncology
  • American Brain Tumor Association
  • Member, International Society for Stem Cell Research

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2014


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