2023 Highlights

Montefiore Einstein Neurosurgery

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



2023 by the numbers


encounters in 2023


increase in encounters since 2020


procedures over the past 4 years


increase in procedures since 2020


Improving care and outcomes through research

Notable Neurosurgery publications in 2023

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Advancing care through clinical trials

Montefiore Einstein Neurosurgery participates in both national and clinical trials, a selection of which are highlighted below.

NECC, Contour Neurovascular System

David Altschul, MD

STEM Trial The SQUID Trial for the Embolization of the Middle Meningeal Artery for Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma

David Altschul, MD

Intractable Migraine Study Understanding the Pathophysiology of Migraine Pain

David Altschul, MD

Citadel Trial Citadel Embolization Device Study

David Altschul, MD

Evolve, Surpass Evolve Flow Diverter Trial

David Altschul, MD

TLIF Clinical Study Infuse Bone Graft

Yaroslav Gelfand , MD

Flow Re-Direction Endoluminal Device X (FRED™ X™) Post-Approval Study

David Altschul, MD

Post Approval Study - Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Effectiveness of the WEB Device (WEB PAS)

David Altschul, MD

REal-World Analyses of Stroke - Thrombus Occlusion REtrieval ("RESTORE")

Neil Haranhalli, MD

The Imperative Trial: Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke With the Zoom Reperfusion System

Neil Haranhalli, MD

Imvax A Phase 2b Clinical Study With a Combination Immunotherapy in Newly Diagnosed Patients With Glioblastoma

Vijay Agarwal, MD

Patient referrals

At Montefiore Einstein Neurosurgery, 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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Emad Eskandar MD, MBA,
David B. Keidan Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery

Montefiore Einstein Neurological Surgery