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Joshua Bederson, MD, Neurosurgery, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai Hospital

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Neurosurgery New York, NY

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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  • Office

    1468 Madison Avenue
    Annenberg Building, 8th Floor Room 28
    New York, NY 10029
    Phone(212) 241-2377
    Fax(212) 241-7388
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Summary

  • Joshua B. Bederson, MD, is a professor and System Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Health System. An expert in skull-base and cerebrovascular surgery, his specialty interests include surgical treatments of complex intracranial and spinal pathology such as meningiomas, skull base tumors and aneurysms, schwannomas, craniopharyngiomas, pituitary tumors, giant intracranial aneurysms, acoustic neuromas, neurovascular compression syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformations, and trans-nasal minimally invasive brain surgery. His vascular practice includes treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid artery disease, moyamoya disease and extracranial-intracranial bypass procedures. Dr Bederson has performed more than 3,600 neurosurgical operations at Mount Sinai.

    Dr. Bederson joined the faculty in 1992 as the Director of the The Clinical Program for Cerebrovascular Disorders and served as Vice-Chair from 2001 to 2008 and Director of the Residency Program from 2002 to 2009. He became Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in 2008.

    An advocate of collaboration with other accomplished physicians and scientists at Mount Sinai, Dr. Bederson developed one of the first interdisciplinary clinical programs with the Department of Neurology Stroke Program, and fostered collaborative efforts with the Department of Otolaryngology, the Tisch Cancer Institute, and the Translational Neuroscience Center. Now the Neurosurgery Simulation Core, Dr. Bederson launched the Brain Surgery Simulation Program in 2012.

    Dr. Bederson previously served as the President of the New York Society for Neurosurgery and was Chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurosurgeons Cerebrovascular Section. Dr. Bederson is currently Chair of the American Heart Association's writing group on subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • About Joshua Bederson, MD

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Skills & Expertise

  • Skull base surgery, Cerebrovascular disease, Pituitary adenoma, Microvascular decompression, 3D Simulation, Aneurysm coiling, Hemifacial spasm, Subdural hematoma, Chiari malformation, Arnold-Chiari malformation, Skull base tumors, Craniopharyngioma, Trigeminal neuralgia, Meningiomas, Acoustic neuroma resection, Brain tumor, Acoustic neuroma, Craniotomy, Spinal Cord Tumors, Computer Guided Crainiotomy, Minimally invasive skull base surgery, Transanal minimally invasive surgery, Cerebrovascular surgery, Schwannoma, Vestibular schwannoma, Facial nerve neuromas, Trigeminal schwannoma, Spinal meningioma, Cushing syndrome, Falcine and parasagittal meningiomas, Intraventricular meningiomas, Cavernous sinus meningiomas, Clival meningiomas, Olfactory groove meningiomas, Posterior fossa / petrous meningiomas, Sphenoid wing meningiomas, Suprasellar meningiomas, Tentorial meningiomas, Moyamoya disease, Severity of illness index, Cerebral angiography

Education & Training

  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Barrow Neurological InstituteResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1990 - 1990
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Barrow Neurological InstituteFellowship, Cerebrovascular/Skull Base, 1990 - 1990
  • UCSF Medical Center
    UCSF Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1985 - 1990
  • UCSF
    UCSFInternship, Transitional Year, 1984 - 1985
  • UCSF
    UCSFClass of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1997 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1990 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1986 - Present
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctor SuperDoctors.com, 2012-2018
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2009-2018
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2009-2018
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Original Article Malpractice Litigation in Brain Tumor Surgery: A 31-Year Analysis of Causative Factors in the United States from the Westlaw Database  
    Joshua Bederson, Raj K Shrivastava, ScienceDirect
  • Automated Deep-Neural-Network Surveillance of Cranial Images for Acute Neurologic Events  
    Margaret Pain, J Mocco, Javin Schefflein, Burton Drayer, Joseph J Titano, Samuel Cho, Marcus Badgeley, Michael Cai, Joshua Bederson, Eric K Oermann, Nature
  • Intracranial Meningioma Surgery: Value-Based Care Determinants in New York State 1995-2015  
    Joshua B Bederson, Raj K Shrivastava, World Neurosurgery
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Authored Content

  • Intracranial Meningioma Surgery: Value-Based Care Determinants in New York State 1995-2015July 2018
  • Brain Metastasis from Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: A Review of the Literature in the Genomic Era RelatedJune 2018
  • Innovations in Advanced Digital Technology Will Lead to the Operating Room of the FutureMay 2018
  • Innovations in Advanced Digital Technology Will Lead to the Operating Room of the FutureMay 2018
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Press Mentions

  • Shop Talk
    Shop TalkFebruary 5th, 2020
  • Artificial Intelligence Can Help Diagnose Brain Tumours, Says Study
    Artificial Intelligence Can Help Diagnose Brain Tumours, Says StudyJanuary 9th, 2020
  • How Neurosurgeons Are Using AI in the Operating Room
    How Neurosurgeons Are Using AI in the Operating RoomJanuary 6th, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Role Of Nitric Oxide In Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2003–2006
  • Development Of The Mouse Subarachnoid Hemorrhage ModelNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2004–2005
  • Acute Brain Injury After Subarachnoid HemorrhageNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1997–2001

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Italian

Hospital Affiliations