Thomas J Oxley, MD, PhD Email Thomas Oxley
- INSTRUCTOR | Neurosurgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Thomas J. Oxley, MD, PhD, is an instructor and Director of Innovation Strategy for the Department of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Health System. As part of the Cerebrovascular Center, he specializes in vascular neurosurgery and interventional neurology, including the treatments of stroke, brain aneurysms, and vascular malformations. In his strategic role in the new Sinai BioDesign Center, he assists faculty members in the development of novel devices and technologies. The center already has over 20 projects in development and is currently seeking new concepts.
Dr. Oxley is the founder and CEO of Synchron, a neural interface technology company. The internationally acclaimed stentrode device can record brain activity from within a blood vessel. In the intended application of the technology, the user’s thoughts are captured, decoded and passed wirelessly through the skin to enable control of digital devices that enable movement and speech restoration to previously paralyzed patients. A human clinical trial is close to commencement.
Dr. Oxley completed his PhD in neural engineering at the University of Melbourne, then completed both internal medicine and neurology residencies, as well as a stroke fellowship, in Australia. He performed his endovascular neurosurgery fellowship alongside Dr. Kellner at Mount Sinai under the direction of Drs. Mocco, Berenstein, Fifi, and De Leacy.
Dr. Oxley was published as first author in Nature Biotechnology for his research on “Minimally Invasive Endovascular Stent-Electrode Array for High-Fidelity, Chronic Recordings of cortical neural activity.” He has also published 30 internationally peer-reviewed articles that have accumulated 2080 citations with an H Index of 10.
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Aneurysm Coiling
- Brain Aneurysm
- Brain Tumors
- Carotid Artery Stenosis
- Carotid Stenting
- Cavernous Malformations
- Cerebral Vasospasm
- Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
- Endovascular Embolization
- Facial Arteriovenous Malformations
- Facial Vascular Malformations
- Mechanical Thrombectomy
- Spinal Vascular Malformations
- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
- Vascular Malformations
- Venous Sinus Thrombosis
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Biomechanics/Bioengineering, Electrophysiology, Epilepsy, MRI, Motor Control, Muscular Dystrophy, Neuromodulation, Neurophysiology, Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord, Stroke
MD, Monash University
Royal Melbourne Hosp
Fellowship, Stroke Fellowship
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Fellowship, Vascular Neurology
Mount Sinai Hospital
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Oxley during 2020 and/or 2021. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)
- Synchron Inc
Service on Board of Directors: Service in a fiduciary capacity, such as an officer or director, for the following companies:
- Synchron Inc
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