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Michael B. Sisti, MD

Neurological Surgery
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Neurological Surgery, 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 Michael B. Sisti, MD


Dr. Sisti specializes in the treatment of complex brain tumors, meningiomas, and acoustic neuromas employing state of the art computer guided microneurosurgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Dr. Sisti's core belief is that by dedicating himself both to the best in medical technology and to the quality of the physician patient relationship, he provides the optimum opportunity for helping patients deal with these difficult brain tumors. He has safely and successfully operated upon more than four thousand patients with these complex conditions. During his 30 year career in the Department of Neurosurgery at Columbia University's world-class medical center Dr. Sisti has also pioneered many surgical and technical advances including New York City's first non-invasive radiosurgery program. As a result of his personal philosophy and the long term concentrated experience in treating the most difficult tumors Dr. Sisti has earned a reputation for technical excellence in surgical results as well as providing superior personal care to his patients and their family members.


Dr. Sisti is the James G. McMurtry III, MD Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology & Otolaryngology. He is also the Co-director, Center for Radiosurgery.


Watch Dr. Sisti's Videos:


Meet Dr. Michael B. Sisti


Medical Minute: Metastatic Brain Tumors


Medical Minute: Malignant Brain Tumors


Medical Minute: Meningiomas


Medical Minute: Radiosurgery


Dr. Sisti shares his expertise on Acoustic Neuromas


Dr. Sisti's Patient Story


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Craniotomy
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Education

  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Co-Director, The Center for Radiosurgery
  • James G. McMurtry Professor of Neurological Surgery (in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and in Radiation Oncology) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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

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