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Hongyan Zou, MD, PhD

Spine Surgery

    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Specialties
    • Spine Surgery
    • Neurological Surgery
    • Languages
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • Advantage Medical Health Care 212-241-8628
    • The Mount Sinai Medical Center Chinatown 212-731-3610
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice 212-241-8628
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136-20 38th Avenue Suite 5F
Flushing, NY 11354
Phone: 212-241-8628
168 Centre Street Suite 3M
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-731-3610
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.

Please visit Dr. Hongyan Zou's Laboratory of Axon Growth and Neuronal Regeneration for more information.

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 (Mandarin), English