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Hongyan Zou, MD, PhD Email Hongyan Zou

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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Specialties
    • Spine Surgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Languages
    • English
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Chinese (Cantonese)
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice 212-241-8628
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Specialty Practice 212-731-3610
    • Mount Sinai Flushing 718-559-0312
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Dr. Hongyan Zou focuses her clinical practice on minimally-invasive and complex spine surgery, brain and spine tumors, and general neurosurgery.

Read Dr. Zou's profile in Chinese

Dr. Zou's research laboratory studies axon regeneration and neurodevelopment, as well as brain tumor. Her research supports the development of novel treatments for neural repair and brain cancer.

Zou lab website

List of publications (PUBMED)


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

Cancer Biology [CAB], Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cells [DRS], 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


English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)