Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Mount Sinai Health System’s Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery are dedicated to rapid advances in technology, pioneering research, and multidisciplinary collaboration to set a new standard for team care to dramatically improve the quality of life for Mount Sinai patients with acute and chronic neurological problems.

This specialty report highlights:

  • The Neurosurgery Department’s use of 3D simulation and “heads-up” display to address a patient’s complex brainstem tumor
  • Promising surgical techniques that extend the intervention time frame for stroke patients
  • The use of a responsive neurostimulation device to decrease seizure activity in epilepsy cases
  • Recent strides made in finding treatments for  progressive multiple sclerosis
  • Clinical trials of stem-cell therapy aimed at extending the lives of patients with glioblastomas