Yakov Gologorsky, MD Email Yakov Gologorsky
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Dr. Yakov "Jake" Gologorsky is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery. He is a conservative surgeon and will recommend surgery only when no other recourse is available. And, if surgery is necessary, he uses modern, minimally invasive techniques to minimize time in the hospital and maximize recovery.
Dr. Gologorsky completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Chemistry. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating with top honors and as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Gologorsky finished his residency in neurological surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. During his residency, he completed a fellowship in Functional, Stereotactic, and Restorative Neurosurgery with an emphasis on the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
After his residency, Dr. Gologorsky pursued a fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery at the prestigious Brigham and Women’s Hospital of the Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Dr. Gologorsky continues to present at major national and international neurosurgical spine conferences and has published more than 30 articles in various medical journals. He was awarded the Kalmon D. Post Research Prize for Excellence and Scholarship in Neurosurgery during his residency.
Dr. Gologorsky is involved in medical teaching and was given the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award in Humanism and Excellence in Teaching by medical staff and students. He is an active member of multiple neurosurgical societies, both on a local and national level.
American Board of Neurological Surgery
MD, University of Pittsburgh
AB, Harvard University
Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Spinal Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award
Kalmon D. Post Research Prize for Excellence and Scholarship in Neurosurgery
Gologorsky Y, Skovrlj B, Steinberger J, Moore M, Arginteanu M, Moore F, Steinberger A. Increased incidence of pseudarthrosis after unilateral instrumented transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in patients with lumbar spondylosis: Clinical article. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 2014 Oct; 21(4).
Gologorsky Y, Chi J. Genetic predisposition to lumbar disc degeneration. Neurosurgery 2014 Feb; 74(2).
Skovrlj B, Gologorsky Y, Haque R, Fessler RG, Qureshi SA. Complications, outcomes, and need for fusion after minimally invasive posterior cervical foraminotomy and microdiscectomy. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society 2014 Oct; 14(10).
Panov F, Gologorsky Y, Connors G, Tagliati M, Miravite J, Alterman RL. Deep brain stimulation in DYT1 dystonia: a 10-year experience. Neurosurgery 2013 Jul; 73(1).
Gologorsky Y, Ben-Haim S, Moshier EL, Godbold J, Tagliati M, Weisz D, Alterman RL. Transgressing the ventricular wall during subthalamic deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson disease increases the risk of adverse neurological sequelae. Neurosurgery 2011 Aug; 69(2).
Gologorsky Y, Knightly JJ, Lu Y, Chi JH, Groff MW. Improving discharge data fidelity for use in large administrative databases. Neurosurgical focus 2014 Jun; 36(6).
Ben-Haim S, Gologorsky Y, Monahan A, Weisz D, Alterman RL. Fiducial registration with spoiled gradient-echo magnetic resonance imaging enhances the accuracy of subthalamic nucleus targeting. Neurosurgery 2011 Oct; 69(4).
Motivala S, Gologorsky Y, Kostandinov J, Post KD. Pituitary disorders during pregnancy. Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America 2011 Dec; 40(4).
Katz JM, Gologorsky Y, Tsiouris AJ, Wells-Roth D, Mascitelli J, Gobin YP, Stieg PE, Riina HA. Is routine intraoperative angiography in the surgical treatment of cerebral aneurysms justified? A consecutive series of 147 aneurysms. Neurosurgery 2006 Apr; 58(4).
Gologorsky Y, Knightly JJ, Chi JH, Groff MW. The Nationwide Inpatient Sample database does not accurately reflect surgical indications for fusion. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine 2014 Dec; 21(6).
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