Below is a list of the top and leading Neurosurgeons in New York. To help you find the best Neurosurgeons located near you in New York, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
New York’s Best Neurosurgeons:
The top rated Neurosurgeons in New York are:
- Dr. Theodore H. Schwartz – Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
- Dr. Steven J. Schneider – Long Island Neurological Associates
- Dr. Patrick B. Senatus – Dr. Patrick Senatus M.D., PH.D.
- Dr. Robert R. Goodman – Manhattan Neurosurgery
- Dr. Arthur L. Jenkins III – Jenkins Neurospine
Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
Dr. Theodore H. Schwartz is among the nation’s leading neurological surgeons specializing in brain tumor and epilepsy surgery. He has been named to the lists of New York’s Super Doctors, Best Doctors in New York magazine, America’s Top Surgeons, America’s Best Doctors, and America’s Best Doctors for Cancer. His research has been widely published and he has received numerous national awards. Dr. Schwartz has also appeared in the media on ABC, NBC, CBS, and Larry King, in addition to national radio shows. He is particularly known for advancing the use of state-of-the-art intraoperative technology, such as minimally invasive endoscopy, brain mapping, and intraoperative imaging. At Weill Cornell, he is Director of the Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery and Co-Director of Surgical Neuro-oncology. Dr. Schwartz was recently named David and Ursel Barnes Professor in Minimally Invasive Surgery, the first endowed professorship in the department.
Brain Mets Clinic, Brain Tumor Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Global Health, Pediatric Epilepsy, Pituitary and Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Pituitary and Neuroendocrine, Surgical Innovations Laboratory
“Dr. Schwartz and his team were so thorough, honest and helpful. He and his residents were calm, friendly, and truly interested in what I had to say. I can’t thank them enough for easing my mind. His NP Oscar was also amazing.” -Chelsea Strazza-Jevens
Long Island Neurological Associates
Dr. Steven J. Schneider is the Co-Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Steven and Alexandra Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Schneider graduated Baylor College of Medicine (1982) first in his class and received his medical degree with high honors. He remained at Baylor College of Medicine & completed Neurosurgical residency program (1988). Seeking additional specialty training he joined world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Fred Epstein for a fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU. Following this, Dr. Schneider relocated to Long Island & joined Long Island Neurosurgical Associates where he became the first fellowship trained pediatric neurosurgeon on Long Island and remains a senior partner.
Brain Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Spinal Surgery
“Dr Schneider is an amazing doctor I recommend him to anyone, The hospital is clean, and Nurses are professional and takes cares of the patients.” -Sohib Versace
Dr. Patrick Senatus M.D., PH.D.
Dr. Patrick B. Senatus is a board certified Neurosurgeon with extensive experience in minimally invasive and restorative spine surgery. He has lectured nationally on minimally invasive surgery and participates actively in the design of the next generation of minimally invasive surgery systems. Dr. Senatus is fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Senatus attended Harvard College where he was recognized as a Harvard College and John Harvard Scholar and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Art in Biochemical Sciences. As a medical scientist training program scholar he completed his Doctorate of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Neurobiology at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Scoliosis, Lumbar Herniated Disc, Compression Fracture of the Spine, Cervical Myelopathy, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Cervical Herniated Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain, Spondylolisthesis, Sciatica, Cervical Radiculopathy
“Dr. Senatus and his team were a pleasure to work with. They show genuine concern for the health of their patients. They make themselves available 24/7 to answer any questions and address any concerns that you may have. I found myself e-mailing and texting with personnel from the office on nights and weekends and getting quick responses. My experience with the office in my treatment exceeded my expectations; it is clear that Dr. Senatus and his team love what they do. I felt like I was in great hands and was really well taken care of. I would feel comfortable recommending any one with a spinal condition to speak with Dr. Senatus on an impactful and effective treatment plan.”
Dr. Robert R. Goodman is the lead neurosurgeon at Manhattan Neurosurgery.
In addition to his work with the practice, Dr. Goodman serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and New York University School of Medicine. He draws upon his 19 years of experience in Columbia University’s Department of Neurosurgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital to provide a superior quality of care to his patients.
Dr. Goodman completed a fellowship in epilepsy surgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the Neurological Institute of New York at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, during which time he was also a visiting clinical fellow at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hemifacial Spasm, Tremors and Parkinson’s Disease, Epilepsy, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Brain Tumor
“He is a wonderful surgery and has a great bedside manner. He has performed 2 surgeries, 7 hours each, on me to remove a tumor and everything went great! I would recommend him to anyone!” -Jaime Enriquez
Dr. Arthur L. Jenkins III is a board-certified neurosurgeon and an expert in complex spinal neurosurgery. He recently left the full-time faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to found Jenkins NeuroSpine, because he believes that every patient deserves the best opportunity for recovery, and his patients benefit from a world-class medical practice that uses the latest in technology and evidence-based medicine techniques.
Dr. Arthur L. Jenkins III is the founder of Jenkins NeuroSpine, a practice focused on improving the lives of patients suffering from spinal conditions. Dr. Jenkins is a board certified Neurosurgeon and fellowship trained in complex spinal neurosurgery from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He has offices in Manhattan and Greenwich, Connecticut and practices the full spectrum of spinal surgery.
Discectomy, Artificial Disc Replacement, Laser Spine Surgery, Microdiscectomy, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Spinal Fusion
“Dr Jenkins had performed neck surgery on me in 2018. Sadly I had seen four neurosurgeon in the past and Dr Jenkins has out rank them all. When I met Dr Jenkins he made me understand my situation. He is very understanding and takes his time listening to all my problems. The staff is very helpful in person and over the phone. Very professional. Highly recommended.” -Christian Falconi