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E. Sander Connolly, MD

Neurological Surgery
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Specialties
Neurological Surgery, more
Leadership
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery | more

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CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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About E. Sander Connolly, MD


Dr. Connolly serves as the Byron Stookey Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and the Surgeon-in-Chief of the New York Neurological Institute and the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Irving Medical Center. He is also the Surgical Director of the Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, caring for patients suffering from the acute effects of both hemorrhagic as well as ischemic stroke.


Working as part of an extremely experienced and world-renowned team of critical care and stroke neurologists, as well as interventional radiologists, endovascular neurosurgeons, neuroanesthesiologists, and specialized nurse practitioners, he provides highly personalized, state of the art care for patients with brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, spontaneous hemorrhages, as well as for those patients with carotid stenosis, moyamoya disease, and cerebral ischemia due to atherosclerosis and other vasculopathies. In addition, he serves as the Director of the Cerebrovascular Research laboratory which continues to be at the forefront of biomedical science, bringing the latest discoveries to the operating room and the patient bedside to not only treat but also prevent stroke.


Dr. Connolly's special interests include Brain Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations, Carotid Stenosis, EC-IC Bypass for Atheroocclusive disease and moyamoya, and Surgical management of acute cerebrovascular emergencies.


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebral Ischemia
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Dural AV Fistula
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Head Trauma
  • Hemangioma
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Moyamoya Syndrome
  • Neurological Critical Care
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Revascularization
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Transient Cerebral Ischemia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Malformation

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Byron Stookey Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Director, Cerebrovascular Research Laboratory
  • Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Surgical Director, Neuro-Intensive Care Unit

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

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