2020 Highlights

Montefiore-Einstein Neurological Sciences

Comprising the Saul R. Korey Neurology Department and the Leo M. Davidoff Neurological Surgery Department, our Neurosciences Program is driven by a shared mission to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with disorders affecting the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Each department endeavors to improve service and optimize the patient journey using a patient-centered approach, engage in high-impact translational research and participate in the education and mentorship of students, residents, fellows and faculty. 



2020 by the numbers


Increase in neurology outpatient visits since 2017


Increase in neurosurgery outpatient visits since 2017


Increase in neurology admissions since 2017


Increase in neurosurgical procedures since 2017

An ongoing commitment to research and mentorship

Founded in 2012 and currently led by Led by Emad N. Eskandar, MD, the Neurosurgeon Research Career Development Program (NRCDP) is an NIH-funded K12 program whose mission is to develop a cadre of diverse neurosurgeon scientists at institutions throughout the country. In the nine years since its inception, the highly successful and expanding program has reviewed applications from 125 individuals at 60 different institutions and has supported 26 scholars. 

In a recent review, it was discovered that 85% of NRCDP scholars successfully obtained subsequent independent federal funding and continue to lead active, productive research efforts as neurosurgeon-scientists. This ethos animates the faculty, residents and students in the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery who collectively strive to improve patient outcomes through basic, translational and clinical research.

Research Review

Improving care and outcomes through research

Over the course of 2019 and into 2020, Montefiore-Einstein Neurological Sciences published widely on a variety of topics.

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Advancing neurological care through clinical trials

Our scientists and researchers are paving the way for novel treatments and diagnostic breakthroughs through our innovative clinical research, which includes work in cerebrovascular diseases, epilepsy, migraine, sleep wake disorders and more. 

AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In Prevention After Cryptogenic Stroke (ARCADIA)

Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Migraine Treated with BOTOX® (PREDICT)

A Multicenter Study of the Efficacy and Safety of JZP-258 in the Treatment of Idiopathic Hypersomnia (IH) with an Open-label Safety Extension

Safety and Pharmacokinetic Study of YKP3089 as Adjunctive Therapy in Subjects with Partial Onset Seizures

Advancing neurological surgery care through clinical trials

Through innovative clinical research, our scientists and researchers are at the forefront of discovery, offering breakthroughs in atypical meningiomas and pituitary adenoma.

A Multidisciplinary Spine Clinic Model Significantly Reduces Spine Surgery Utilization

A Multivariate Predictive Model for Long-term Disability Post-subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Caucasian and African American Populations

Team News

Updates and additions to our world-renowned faculty

Andrew J. Kobets, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Patient referrals

At Montefiore-Einstein, we know providing patients with the best possible care includes teamwork and trust. We work closely with our valued referring physicians to ensure open communication and reliable expertise.

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Mark F. Mehler MD, Chair, Neurology

Emad Eskandar MD, MBA, Chair, Neurological Surgery

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