SALAZAR JONES, MD Email SALAZAR JONES
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Queens 212-241-0861 212-241-0861
Salazar A. Jones, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Associate Director of Neurosurgery at Elmhurst Hospital Center. He sees patients at Mount Sinai Queens and Elmhurst Hospital Center.
Dr. Jones completed his neurosurgical training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the prestigious R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD. His training uniquely included a dedicated year to complex spinal pathology in both the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Orthopaedics under national leaders in spine surgery. Dr. Jones also served as a skull base research fellow in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College understanding complex neurosurgical skull base anatomy. Dr. Jones earned his medical degree from the University of California of Los Angeles. Dr. Jones earned a bioengineering degree from the world-renowned Stanford University.
Dr. Jones treats neurosurgical conditions affecting the brain, skull base, spine, and peripheral nervous system. Dr. Jones utilizes techniques in minimally invasive and minimally disruptive surgery of the brain and spine including motion preservation surgery when appropriate. Dr. Jones believes in a patient-centered approach in deciding the necessity for and goals of any surgery. Due to his patient-centered approach, he has received recognition from patients and colleagues including receiving the VA Gold Pin for excellence in patient care at the Baltimore Veteran’s Administration.
Dr. Jones continues to develop his research interests in aspects of traumatic brain injury, brain monitoring, peripheral nerve surgery, and qualitative research on patient centered outcomes.
- Brain / Spinal Cord Cancer
- Brain, Spine Tumors
- Cervical Disc Replacement
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Disc Disease of Neck and Back
- Head & Neck Surgery
- Low Back Pain
- MRI - Back / Spine
- MRI - Spinal Cord
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Spinal Cord Disorder
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery
- Spinal Cord Second Opinion
- Spinal Cord Surgery
- Spinal Cord Tumors
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spine Fracture
- Spine Pain
MD, University of California (UCLA)
Internship, General Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Center
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Dr. JONES has not yet completed reporting of Industry relationships.
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