Meet Our Team

Members of our Cerebrovascular Center team include:

J Mocco, MD, MS
Dr. Mocco is the Professor of Neurosurgery, Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Neurosurgery, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center at Mount Sinai. He is an expert in treating blood vessel diseases of the brain, neck and spine. His clinical interests include stroke, brain aneurysms, subarachnoid hemorrhage, arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, carotid artery stenosis, intracranial stenosis, and brain tumors. Dr. Mocco’s research focuses on translational efforts to treat ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke.

Alejandro Berenstein, MD
Dr. Berenstein is the Director of the Pediatric Cerebrovascular Program at Mount Sinai. He is a pioneer in endovascular neurosurgery and established the first comprehensive center for the multidisciplinary treatment of head, neck, and peripheral vascular lesions. His contributions include the description of the functional vascular anatomy, understanding and describing the diseases, and the development of multiple medical devises to treat them used throughout the world. Dr. Berenstein specializes in pediatric cerebrovascular disease, vascular malformations and aneurysms, and lymphatic malformations of the head and neck.

Johanna T. Fifi, MD
Dr. Fifi is a board certified neuroendovascular surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology. She is also Director of the Endovascular Stroke Program at the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Fifi specializes in the endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disorders, including stroke, intracranial and carotid stenosis, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and fistulas of the brain and spine, pre-operative embolization of tumors, as well as craniofacial vascular lesions in adults and children.

Srinivasan Paramasivam, MD
Dr. Paramasivam is an Assistant Professor and neurosurgeon sub-specialized in endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Paramasivam practices vascular neurosurgery, using minimally invasive endovascular procedures to treat vascular disorders of brain, including aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas, acute stroke, carotid occlusive diseases, head and neck tumors, nose bleeds, spinal vascular malformations, and vertebral fractures.

Contact Us

Cerebrovascular Center
Klingenstein Clinical Center, 1-North
1450 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Phone: 212-241-3400
Fax: 646-537-2299