Jeffrey H Wisoff

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Jeffrey H Wisoff, M.D.

Professor; Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Division
Departments of Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery) and Pediatrics (Administration)
NYU Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

317 EAST 34TH STREET
SUITE 1002
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 4; Wed. 9 - 4
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-6419
Fax: 212-263-8173

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Medical Specialties

Cancer, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Medical Expertise

Arteriovenous Malformation, Tethered Spinal Cord, Spine Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus, Spinal Tumors, Spinal Dysraphism, Meningioma, Glioma, Chiari Malformation, Spina Bifida, Craniopharyngioma, Astrocytoma, Cavernoma, Vascular Neurosurgery, Skull Based Tumors, Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Tumors, Head/Brain Injuries, Craniosynostosis Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Wisoff was one of the founding members of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in 1984. His major clinical interests are in pediatric brain tumors, Chiari malformations, craniofacial disorders, and hydrocephalus. He is an author or co-author of over 130 scientific papers or chapters. Dr. Wisoff is senior member of the national Children's Oncology Group where he has served as cochairman of the Neurosurgery Committee and a senior member of the Brain Tumor Strategy Committee. He is the chair of the COG Low-grade Astrocytoma Protocol, a prospective, international study of the surgical treatment of over 700 children with low-grade pediatric brain tumors. Dr. Wisoff is the immediate past chairman and an officer of the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. He also serves on the medical advisory board of the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation and the Hydrocephalus Association.

Languages

Spanish

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HOTEL TRADES, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS EXCHANGE PLANS, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

1990 — Ab Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery

Education

1978 — George Washington University, Medical Education
1978-1979 — Mount Sinai Medical Center (Surgery), Internship
1979-1982 — Bellevue Hospital Center (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1982-1983 — St. Vincent's Hosp. Med. Ctr. of NY (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1983-1984 — Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1984-1985 — New York University Medical Center (Pediatric Neurosurg), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Development and implementation of clinical protocols for the treatment of pediatric brain tumors.