Six Mount Sinai Neurosurgeons Recognized on Super Doctors 2013 Listing of Outstanding Physicians
Six neurosurgeons from The Mount Sinai Medical Center appeared on the Super Doctors 2013 list, which was released in mid-May.
Each year, Super Doctors compiles this list of exceptional physicians based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. Following colleague nominations, candidates are evaluated on 10 indicators of professional criteria, including honors and awards, years of experience, publications, fellowships, and leadership positions. The finalists, chosen by a “blue-ribbon” panel of doctors within each field, represent the top physicians in each specialty.
The six esteemed neurosurgeons that were named include:
- Joshua B. Bederson, MD, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery: Dr. Bederson is an expert in skull base and cerebrovascular surgery. His specialty interests include surgical treatments of complex intracranial and spinal pathology such as meningiomas, skull base tumors and aneurysms, pituitary tumors, neurovascular compression syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia, and trans-nasal minimally invasive brain surgery. Dr. Bederson has served as Chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurosurgeons Cerebrovascular Section (AANS/CNS) and has performed over 3,000 neurosurgical operations at Mount Sinai.
- Martin B. Camins, MD: Dr. Camins is on the editorial board of Neurosurgery and Techniques in Neurosurgery. Dr. Camins has served as the President for both the New York Society of Neurosurgery and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).
- Isabelle M. Germano, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Radiosurgery Program: Dr. Germano is a pioneer in neurosurgery image guidance and brain mapping for minimally invasive procedures. Her specialty interests include brain tumors; computer-assisted, image-guided neurosurgery; epilepsy surgery and radiosurgery. Dr. Germano has served as an executive committee member for the Congress of Neurosurgery (CNS), as a Board of Directors' member for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and as an executive committee member of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors.
- Aman B. Patel, MD, Director of the Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology Program: Dr. Patel specializes in minimally-invasive treatment for brain and spinal disorders and is one of a handful of physicians in the country who practices neuroendovascular therapy/interventional neuroradiology.
- Kalmon D. Post, MD, Leonard I. Malis, MD/Corinne and Joseph Graber Professor: Dr. Post is internationally known for his work and results in treating pituitary and parasellar tumors. He has served as the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Chairman of the Faculty Practice Associates and the Medical Board. Dr. Post has also been President of the New York Neurosurgical Society, is currently on the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery.
- Nirit Weiss, MD: Dr. Weiss specializes in treating complex disorders of the brain and spine, craniofacial reconstructions, and severe chronic pain syndromes. She has also authored dozens of peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters focusing on cutting-edge treatments of pain, degenerative disease and tumors.