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Hongyan Zou, MD, PhD Email Hongyan Zou

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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Languages
    • Chinese (Cantonese)
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice 212-241-8628
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Specialty Practice 212-731-3610
    • Advantage Medical Health Care 212-241-8628
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5 East 98th Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-8628

Dr. Zou focuses her clinical practice in minimally-invasive and complex spine, brain and spine tumors and general neurosurgery. Her laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms of axonal growth and neurogenesis.  Her research supports the development of molecular treatments for neuronal and axonal regeneration.

Website of Zou laboratory at Department of Neuroscience.

Read Dr. Zou's profile in Chinese


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Axon Guidance, Axonal Growth and Degeneration, Brain, Cancer Genetics, Developmental Neurobiology, Epigenetics, Neurobiology, Regeneration, Spinal Cord, Stem Cells, Transcription Factors, Tumorigenesis

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Neuroscience [NEU]


MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

PhD, Cornell University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute

Internship, General Surgery
Stanford University Hospital

Residency, Neurosurgery
Stanford University Hospital


Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), English