Chandranath Sen, MD

Chandra Sen

Chandranath Sen, MD, is the new director of the Benign Brain Tumor and Cranial Nerve Disorders Programs at NYU Langone. He specializes in skull base tumor surgery, which encompasses the surgical treatment of a variety of tumors such as cranial nerve schwannomas, pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, glomus tumors, meningiomas, chordomas and chondrosarcomas, as well as paranasal sinus tumors that invade the base of the skull. He is also experienced in the surgery for trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. Prior to coming to NYU Langone, Dr. Sen was chairman of neurosurgery at Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan for ten years, and before that was vice chairman, Department of Neurosurgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center for ten years. He completed fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh (microneurosurgery) and the National Hospitals for Nervous Disorders in London. Dr. Sen is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, a founding member of the North American Skull Base Society, and a current member and former president of the New York Society of Neurosurgery.

Clinical Addresses

NEW YORK, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-5333
Fax: 212-263-5733

Medical Specialties


Medical Expertise

Meningioma, Chiari Malformation, Skull Based Tumors, Cavernoma, Brain Tumors, Facial Pain (Cranial/Myo), Trigeminal Neuralgia, Acoustic Neuromas, Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary Disorders


1978-1979 — Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hosp. (General Surgery), Internship
1979-1985 — University of Wisconsin Hospital (Neurosurgery), Residency Training
1985-1986 — University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Microneurosurgery), Clinical Fellowships

Board Certification

1989 — Neurological Surgery


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