Justin Schwarz, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

Dr. Justin Schwarz is an award-winning neurosurgeon with fellowship training in stroke, AVMs, and other neurovascular conditions. He specializes in advanced, minimally invasive approaches to treating cerebrovascular disorders, using the most innovative new tools and technologies. He has expertise in endovascular embolization, venous stenting, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, and other cutting-edge techniques that use only the tiniest of incisions.

TRAINING
Dr. Schwarz received his MD from Weill Cornell Medical College after earning his BA magna cum laude from Dartmouth College. As a medical student he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society for medical students; he also earned honors in both service and research. Dr. Schwarz completed his residency in neurosurgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, where he also completed fellowship training in neuroendovascular surgery.

RESEARCH
Dr. Schwarz’s research and publications have focused on advanced endovascular procedures including middle meningeal artery embolization for chronic subdural hematomas, venous sinus stenting for idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and other areas of interventional neuroradiology and neuroendovascular procedures.

Nina Rothschild suffered skull fractures as the result of the hammer attack
Dr. Justin Schwarz was the neurosurgeon who performed emergency surgery on Nina Rothschild last month. In addition to tending to the skull fracture, Dr. Schwarz relieved the pressure on her brain, which may have...
Neurovascular Expert Dr. Justin Schwarz Joins Weill Cornell Medicine Faculty
Dr. Schwarz has advanced training in minimally invasive approaches to treating stroke, AVMs, and other cerebrovascular disorders, and will see patients in Manhattan and Brooklyn
When you’re the neurosurgeon on night call at a large urban hospital – especially one with a Level 1 Trauma Center – you know that anything can happen. When it’s my turn I can expect a few phone calls from the neurosurgery resident and physician...

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