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Neurosurgery

Phone: (212) 434-3900

Director, Neurosurgery Division:David Langer, MD

Our mission at the Lenox Hill Hospital neurosurgery department is to be committed to excellence, compassionate care and improving the health of our patients by utilizing the latest in cutting-edge technologies.

We are a multi-disciplinary team, focusing on minimally-invasive surgical treatments of:

  • Vascular diseases (including aneurysms, vascular malformations and stroke)
  • Skull base and brain tumors
  • Complex spinal disorders
  • Restorative and geriatric disorders (Hydrocephalus)

By working in collaboration with the New York Head & Neck Institute, our surgeons combine their unique skills and expertise to treat rare and complex conditions. The department is led by Dr. David J. Langer, an expert in cranial bypass surgery and the first surgeon in the country to perform new type of intracranial bypass surgery.

We focus our efforts on ensuring that care comes first and that the patient is fully informed during every step of the process. Along with benefitting from the application of 3D imaging and computer-assisted technologies for surgery, our patients also receive improved care from our use of technology to improve communication between physicians and patients. Our surgeons routinely perform virtual office visits, which includes the physician creating a podcast, which is emailed to the patient so they have a copy of all information explained in the office prior to a procedure. To help the patient understand their individual treatment plan, we create a video of instructions for each patient. An example can be found here.

When a patient is treated by the neurosurgery department, they become part of our family. We have gathered a skilled team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners and radiology technicians who work alongside the surgeons to ensure that the patient's comfort and care comes first in outpatient settings, inpatients settings and in the operating room. Our team members work collaboratively in all aspects of each case, including utilizing screen share technology to review imaging and communicate with one another in real-time.



Center for Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Disorders

Lenox Hill Hospital/MEETH Center for Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Disorders provides comprehensive care to patients with pituitary disorders and other disorders of the anterior skull base. Our team of physicians has years of experience in otolarynogology, endocrinology, neurosurgery and neurology and are recognized experts in the care of pituitary and neuroendocrine disorders.
Learn more about the Center for Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Disorders

Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery (Interventional Neuroradiology) at Lenox Hill Hospital

Lenox Hill Neurosurgery offers the most advanced and passionate care for people suffering from vascular diseases of the brain, spinal cord, and head and neck regions. Our experts specialize in the management of complex brain aneurysms, brain tumors, brain and spinal cord AVMs, tumors of the head and neck, stroke, and vascular malformations of the head and neck in adults and children.
Learn more about the Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery (Interventional Neuroradiology) at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Epilepsy Center

The Lenox Hill Comprehensive Epilepsy Center was established in 2004. We are interested not only in accurate diagnosis and prompt effective treatment, but also in improving quality of life for our patients.
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Our Team

We focus our efforts on ensuring that care comes first and that the patient is fully informed during every step of the process. Our surgeons combine their unique skills and expertise to treat rare and complex conditions.
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Brain Tumor Center

The Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center offers comprehensive care for brain and spinal cord tumors in adults and children. We offer the best in clinical care from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up. Our patients come from around the world to seek care from our internationally renowned experts.
Learn more about the Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center.

Events

Stay up to date with all neurosurgery events taking place here at Lenox Hill Hospital. Click to below learn more about our upcoming events:

Spine Center

The Spine Centers at Lenox Hill Hospital and Cushing Neuroscience Institute offer comprehensive spine evaluations and treatment plans by expert neurosurgeons, physiatrists, nurses and therapists. Spinal treatments may include minimally invasive surgery, pain management, physical therapy and injections. The Spine Center offers the latest in innovative technologies.
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News and Media

Our team members and department are often in the news. Learn more about our accomplishments.
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