Meet your doctor

Amir R Dehdashti, MD

Specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

Professional titles

  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Italian

Years in practice

  • 2005 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

Amir Dehdashti, MD, FACS is the Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research at North Shore University Hospital and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Dr. Dehdashti completed his neurosurgery training under Professor de Tribolet in Geneva, Switzerland, and is board certified in neurosurgery by both the Swiss Board and the Board of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies. Dr. Dehdashti completed fellowship training in both cerebrovascular and skull base surgery, including endoscopic skull base surgery, at the Toronto Western Hospital. He is one of the few dually trained cerebrovascular and skull base surgeons in the country with two dedicated and separate fellowships. Dr. Dehdashti has significant clinical interest in complex intracranial surgery including cerebral bypass procedure which is performed only by a few remaining expert neurosurgeons in the country.

Dr. Dehdashti has published over 60 papers and has given more than 100 lectures at different national and international meetings on topics relevant to cerebrovascular, skull base tumors, pituitary tumors and cranial nerve disorders including trigeminal neuralgia. He runs several retrospective and prospective studies on cerebrovascular neurosurgery topics.

Dr. Dehdashti's clinical interests include cerebrovascular surgery (aneurysm, AVM, brainstem cavernous malformation, Moyamoya disease, 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 and acoustic neuroma surgery.
His basic science and laboratory research is focused on molecular biology of brain AVMs.

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Academic Titles
    • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Medical school
    • Shahid Beheshti Univerity of Medical Sciences
  • Fellowships
    • Toronto Western Hospital GME
    • Toronto Western Hospital GME

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp