Michael L Smith

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Michael L Smith, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery)

Clinical Addresses

530 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 4; Tue. 9 - 4; Wed. 9 - 4; Thu. 9 - 4; Fri. 9 - 4
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-3504
Fax: 212-263-6577


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Medical Specialties

Neurosurgery

Medical Expertise

Spine Neurosurgery, General Neurosurgery, Head/Brain Injuries, Brain Tumors

Clinical Responsibilities

Michael L Smith, MD is an Assistant Professor of neurosurgery for adult and adolescent disorders of the brain and spine at NYU Langone Medical Center. He joined the department in 2008. Dr. Smith earned his medical degree at University of Virginia School of Medicine and did his residency training University of Pennsylvania. Following his residency, Dr. Smith completed a spinal surgery fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Dr. Smith maintains a general neurosurgery practice at NYULMC including simple and complex spine and general cranial disorders including meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, gliomas, and metastases. Areas of research that interest him or spinal deformity, spinal tumors, minimally invasive surgical techniques and intraoperative monitoring. Dr. Smith is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, GHI CBP, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, Railroad Medicare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, WORKERS COMP

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Board Certification

2010 — Ab Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery

Education

1996-2000 — University of Virginia, Medical Education
2000-2001 — University of Pennsylvania (Surgery), Internship
2001-2007 — University of Pennsylvania (Neurosurgery), Residency Training

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Research Interests

Spinal tumors and deformity

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Atlantoaxial fusion with screw-rod constructs: Meta-analysis and review of literature
Elliott, RE; Tanweer, O; Boah, A; Morsi, A; Ma, T; Smith, ML; Frempong-Boadu, A
2014 ;81(2):411-421, World neurosurgery
— id: 1058532, year: 2014, vol: 81, page: 411, stat: Journal Article,

Is external cervical orthotic bracing necessary after posterior atlantoaxial fusion with modern instrumentation: meta-analysis and review of literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2013 Feb;79(2):369-74.e1, World neurosurgery
— id: 348432, year: 2013, vol: 79, page: 369, stat: Journal Article,

Impact of Starting Point and C2 Nerve Status on the Safety and Accuracy of C1 Lateral Mass Screws: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2013 Feb;:?-?, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 421892, year: 2013, vol: , page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Impact of Starting Point and Bicortical Purchase of C1 Lateral Mass Screws on Atlantoaxial Fusion: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
2013 Apr;:?-?, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 421882, year: 2013, vol: , page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Revision surgery after interbody fusion with rhBMP-2: a cautionary tale for spine surgeons
Rodgers, Shaun D; Marascalchi, Bryan J; Grobelny, Bartosz T; Smith, Michael L; Samadani, Uzma
2013 Jun;18(6):582-587, Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
— id: 366822, year: 2013, vol: 18, page: 582, stat: Journal Article,

C2 nerve root sectioning in posterior atlantoaxial instrumented fusions: a structured review of literature
Elliott, Robert E; Kang, Matthew M; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
2012 Dec;78(6):697-708, World neurosurgery
— id: 421952, year: 2012, vol: 78, page: 697, stat: Journal Article,

Is allograft sufficient for posterior atlantoaxial instrumented fusions with screw and rod constructs? A structured review of literature
Elliott, Robert E; Morsi, Amr; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2012 Sep-Oct;78(3-4):326-338, World neurosurgery
— id: 181332, year: 2012, vol: 78, page: 326, stat: Journal Article,

Atlantoaxial Fusion with Transarticular Screws: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2012 Mar;:369-74.e1, World neurosurgery
— id: 421932, year: 2012, vol: , page: 369, stat: Journal Article,

Outcome Comparison of Atlantoaxial Fusion With Transarticular Screws and Screw-Rod Constructs: Meta-Analysis and Review of Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2012 Nov;:11-28, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 421902, year: 2012, vol: , page: 11, stat: Journal Article,

Atlantoaxial Fusion with Screw-Rod Constructs: Meta-Analysis and Review of Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
2012 Mar;:369-74.e1, World neurosurgery
— id: 421942, year: 2012, vol: , page: 369, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of Screw Malposition and Vertebral Artery Injury of C2 Pedicle and Transarticular Screws: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Tracy, B A; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
2012 May;:986-988, Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
— id: 421922, year: 2012, vol: , page: 986, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of safety and stability of C-2 pars and pedicle screws for atlantoaxial fusion: meta-analysis and review of the literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
2012 Dec;17(6):577-593, Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
— id: 203352, year: 2012, vol: 17, page: 577, stat: Journal Article,

Outcomes of Fusion for Lateral Atlantoaxial Osteoarthritis: Meta-Analysis and Review of Literature
Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
2012 Sep;:577-593, World neurosurgery
— id: 421912, year: 2012, vol: , page: 577, stat: Journal Article,

Neurosurgery
Smith ML; Bauman J; Grady MS
Schwartz's principles of surgery New York : McGraw-Hill, 2010,
— id: 5251, year: 2010, vol: , page: ?, stat: Chapter,

Atlantoaxial dislocation
Smith ML; Choi D
2008 ;:?-?, Medlink neurology
— id: 105559, year: 2008, vol: , page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of brain metastasis
Smith, Michael L; Lee, John Y K
2007 ;22(3):E5-E5, Neurosurgical focus
— id: 105554, year: 2007, vol: 22, page: E5, stat: Journal Article,

Brain tissue oxygen tension in clinical brain death: a case series
Smith, Michael Louis; Counelis, George J; Maloney-Wilensky, Eileen; Stiefel, Michael F; Donley, Kathy; LeRoux, Peter D
2007 Oct;29(7):755-759, Neurological research
— id: 105555, year: 2007, vol: 29, page: 755, stat: Journal Article,

Subarachnoid hemorrhage on computed tomography scanning and the development of cerebral vasospasm: the Fisher grade revisited
Smith, Michael L; Abrahams, John M; Chandela, Sid; Smith, Michelle J; Hurst, Robert W; Le Roux, Peter D
2005 Mar;63(3):229-34; discussion 234, Surgical neurology
— id: 105556, year: 2005, vol: 63, page: 229, stat: Journal Article,

Regional hippocampal alteration associated with cognitive deficit following experimental brain injury: a systems, network and cellular evaluation
Witgen, B M; Lifshitz, J; Smith, M L; Schwarzbach, E; Liang, S-L; Grady, M S; Cohen, A S
2005 ;133(1):1-15, Neuroscience
— id: 105557, year: 2005, vol: 133, page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation
Altschul D; Smith ML; Sinson G
2001 ;:- #3469, eMedicine
— id: 105558, year: 2001, vol: , page: , stat: Journal Article,

Immediate breast reconstruction in patients with locally advanced disease
Sultan, M R; Smith, M L; Estabrook, A; Schnabel, F; Singh, D
1997 Apr;38(4):345-9; discussion 350, Annals of plastic surgery
— id: 210422, year: 1997, vol: 38, page: 345, stat: Journal Article,