Neurosurgery is one of the most sensitive areas of medicine, requiring extensive training and experience. You can find that expertise right in your neighborhood at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square.
Our team at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square is built around leading specialists who are pioneers in their fields and who have dedicated their careers to ensuring that you receive exceptional results for a wide range of conditions affecting the brain and the spine. Choosing Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square means that you can consult all the doctors you need at one convenient location.
Through your doctors at Union Square, you have access to the latest clinical innovations and research via an expanded team of experts throughout the Mount Sinai Health System. Our flagship hospital, The Mount Sinai Hospital, is ranked among the nation’s top hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. And the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a national leader in clinical neurosurgery and neurosurgery research. In fact, more New Yorkers receive neurosurgery care at Mount Sinai than at any other health system in the city.
We offer you access to extensive testing services to diagnose your condition. And as part of your treatment, we provide rehabilitation medicine and pain specialists as needed.
We use a personalized approach, developing a treatment plan for you in our multidisciplinary environment, consulting with a full team of doctors and specialists at Union Square. Our extensive Neurology Department provides expert non-surgical treatment for chronic conditions. And if you need inpatient surgery, we will arrange for you to receive care at one of our nearby Mount Sinai hospitals.
Our doctors at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square are known for their expertise in benign and malignant brain, skull, and cranial tumors. We are pioneers in the use of three-dimensional simulation and have extensive experience with brain mapping, minimally invasive endoscopic procedures that reduce the size of incisions and speed recovery time, and fluorescence-guided surgery, an innovative technique that gives the surgeon the best possible view inside the brain.
Our surgeons are experts in the fields of surgical neuro-oncology (treating cancers of the brain and nervous system), neurotrauma (treating injuries to nerves in the brain and spinal cord), spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and general neurosurgery. We also collaborate with our head and neck surgeons who use the latest minimally invasive surgery to treat skull-based tumors.
Services We Provide
Our team at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square provides the care you need through our expertise in the following areas of neurosurgery:
- Surgical neuro-oncology
- Fluorescence-guided neurosurgery
- Microsurgery for skull base tumors
- Endoscopic endonasal skull base neurosurgery
- Neuroendoscopic intraventricular neurosurgery
- Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
- General brain surgery
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spine trauma
- Complex spine surgery
- Spine tumor surgery
- Chiari malformations
Treatments and Procedures
We can help you if you are looking for more information about treatments and procedures, including:
- Awake craniotomy and motor mapping for glioma removal
- Neuroendoscopic colloid cyst removal
- Endoscopic endonasal pituitary tumor removal
- Hydrocephalus management
- Vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) and meningioma microsurgical resection
- Cranial and spinal radiosurgery
- Spinal cord tumor removal
- Endoscopic spine operations
- Disc replacement procedures
- Minimally invasive spine surgeries
- Microdiscectomies and spinal fusions
- Cerebrospinal fluid diversion procedures
- Intrathecal pumps and spinal cord stimulation
Our doctors provide vital services to all our patients.
- Constantinos G. Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD
Site Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square
Surgical Neuro-oncology, Brain Tumors, Colloid Cysts
- Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PhD
Chief of Spine, Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square
General Neurosurgery of the Spine
- Raj K. Shrivastava, MD
Brain Tumors, Skull Base Surgery, Pituitary Tumors