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Neil A. Feldstein, MD, FACS

Pediatric Specialist

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

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710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032

Dr. Feldstein's Bio

Dr. Neil A. Feldstein has been the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurological Surgery since arriving at Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in 1994. Under his directorship, the division has grown to cover all aspects of pediatric neurological surgery. He is also the Director of the Adult and Pediatric Chiari Malformation Center at Columbia Neurosurgery. Among his interests and expertise is the management of pediatric and adult Chiari malformations and spinal dysraphism. He has an active practice in such subspecialty areas as brain and spinal cord tumors, craniofacial abnormalities, and vascular malformations such as those caused by Moyamoya disease, AVMs, and cavernous malformations.

Dr. Feldstein is known for his pioneering work in Chiari malformation surgery in both pediatric and adult populations. In an effort to decrease operative time and morbidity as well as hospital stay, he has begun to utilize endoscopic assistance to perform common procedures through smaller incisions. This is currently seen in the management of craniosynostosis, Chiari malformations, and certain forms of hydrocephalus. Dr. Feldstein’s practice is based at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York, but he also maintains offices in Northern and Central New Jersey.

Articles featuring Dr. Feldstein
“The Making of a Neurosurgeon: Dr. Neil Feldstein”

Patient stories
“Last Year … Brain Surgery. This Year … Free Throw Championship”
“Young Girl’s Charity Delivers Books to Children’s Hospital”

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Meet Dr. Neil Feldstein

Certificates & Education

Board Certified
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Medical School
  • New York University, M.D. 1984
Residency Training
  • Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship Training
  • New York University School of Medicine
Professional Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • New Jersey Neurosurgical Society
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • New York Neurosurgical Society
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Joint Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery of AANS and CNS
  • American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
  • Fellow American Colleges of Surgeons
Meet Ruby, Dr. Feldstein's patient

Insurance Participation

New York

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford/United Healthcare
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