Basilar Invagination

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Doctors Who Treat Basilar Invagination

Doctors who specialize in surgery for basilar invagination include neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists (ENT). The Weill Cornell Chiari CARE program offers some of the top specialists in the world in treating basilar invagination and related conditions.


Dr. Jeffrey GreenfieldDr. Jeffrey Greenfield is Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and a pediatric neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Greenfield specializes in minimally invasive (endoscopic) pediatric neurosurgery as well as in the treatment of Chiari malformations, spasticity disorders, and hydrocephalus. (Read more about Dr. Greenfield.)

Dr. Ali BaajDr. Ali Baaj is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery, with advanced training and expertise in spinal oncology and complex reconstructive surgery for spinal deformity. He is accomplished in both minimally invasive spinal surgery and open complex spine surgery, having had formal training in both orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery. (Read more about Dr. Baaj.)

Dr. Theodore H. SchwartzDr. Theodore H. Schwartz specializes in endonasal approaches and has lectured around the world training neurosurgeons in the latest techniques in computer-guided surgical navigation, minimally invasive endoscopy, and microsurgery. Dr. Schwartz has been named to the lists of New York's Super Doctors, Best Doctors in New York magazine, America's Top Surgeons, America's Best Doctors, and America's Best Doctors for Cancer.  He has authored two books and many papers on the subject of minimally invasive surgery in the skull base. (Read more about Dr. Schwartz.)


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