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Howard Riina, MD, Neurosurgery, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

HowardARiinaMD

Neurosurgery New York, NY

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology, Skull Base

Professor of Neurological Surgery, NYU School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Riina

Dr. Howard Riina is a neurosurgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYU Langone Hospitals, Mount Sinai South Nassau, Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, and Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and has been in practice 24 years. Dr. Riina accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 68 doctors at NYU Langone Hospitals and one of 25 doctors at Mount Sinai South Nassau who specialize in Neurosurgery.

Education & Training

  • Barrow Neurological Institute at St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Barrow Neurological Institute at St Josephs Hospital and Medical CenterFellowship, Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery, 2000 - 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1994 - 2000
  • Presbyterian Medical Center (UPHS)
    Presbyterian Medical Center (UPHS)Internship, Transitional Year, 1993 - 1994
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple UniversityClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2003 - 2015
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1995 - 2024
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1994 - 2004
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011-2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Complex Case: Navigating Risk to Resect a Cavernous Malformation & Relieve Functional Decline
    Complex Case: Navigating Risk to Resect a Cavernous Malformation & Relieve Functional DeclineMarch 8th, 2019
  • Know the Difference Between a Headache and a Brain Aneurysm… It Could Save Your Life
    Know the Difference Between a Headache and a Brain Aneurysm… It Could Save Your LifeAugust 12th, 2018
  • Terrifying Symptoms of Brain Aneurysms You Should Never Ignore
    Terrifying Symptoms of Brain Aneurysms You Should Never IgnoreMay 31st, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AvMed Health Open Access
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    GHI PPO
    Great West PPO
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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