Skull Base Surgery Center

Led by ENT/Head and Neck Surgery Chairman Eric M. Genden, MD, and Neurosurgery Chairman Joshua B. Bederson, MD, the Skull Base Surgery Center at Mount Sinai is one of the few multidisciplinary centers throughout the world dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the skull base (floor of the cranium). We have a rich history as a leader in the treatment of these tumors, which continues today through the use of transoral robotic surgery (TORS), transnasal endoscopic brain and pituitary surgery, 3-D navigation planning, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM), surgical simulation, and cutting edge research. Our experts craft personalized plans for each patient using the least invasive and safest approach possible.  Read more

What We Treat

At the Skull Base Surgery Center, our team of experts treats the full range of conditions affecting the skull and cranial base, including the most complex cases.

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Enjoying Life After Trigeminal Schwannoma

James was diagnosed with a trigeminal schwannoma (benign tumor). "I felt good about my treatment path," he says of his decision to have his surgery at Mount Sinai. He had no external incisions and is now "so much happier with life!"

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Contact Us

Ear, Nose and Throat/Head and Neck Services
5 East 98th Street
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-9410

Neurosurgery Services
1468 Madison Avenue
Annenberg Building, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-2377
Fax: 212-241-7388


Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks

Dr. Govindaraj answers patients' frequently asked questions about CSF leaks.

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