Panagiotis A Sideras, MD, PHD

Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, more

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CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Panagiotis A Sideras, MD, PHD

Dr. Panagiotis (Panos) Sideras is a fellowship-trained neuroradiologist with a certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in neuroradiology. He is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital.

Dr. Sideras is experienced in all aspects of neuroimaging with a clinical focus on non-vascular neuro-interventional procedures, including image-guided blood patches and biopsies. Specifically, he has expertise and interest in CT-guided blood patches for treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension, CT spine and sacral biopsies, percutaneous kyphoplasty, and head and neck biopsies. He also focuses on advanced tumor imaging utilizing perfusion parameters with spectroscopy and vascular non-invasive imaging.

After receiving his medical degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest/Hungary, Dr. Sideras subsequently pursued his PhD doctorate thesis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens/Greece. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, followed by a diagnostic radiology residency at Robert Wood Johnson/Rutgers University at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in NJ. After completing a fellowship in neuroradiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, he joined Northwell Health system in Long Island before joining Columbia's Department of Radiology.

Dr. Sideras has a passion for resident, fellow, and medical student education and is the program director for the Neuroradiology Fellowship. His other academic interests include non-invasive vascular imaging, neuro-oncologic imaging, imaging techniques, and incorporation of artificial intelligence in imaging. He has contributed to several publications and book chapters and has presented scientific work at national meetings.

Dr Sideras is a junior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology and holds membership in the American College of Radiology, American Society of Spine Radiology, North American Spine Society, Radiologic Society of North America, Eastern Neuroradiologic Society, New York Roentgen Society and the American Roentgen Ray Society.

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Specialties & Expertise

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Imaging
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stroke


  • Medical School: Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUMC
  • Program Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

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