John G. Golfinos, MD

John Golfinos

Dr. Golfinos, a native New Yorker, trained in neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He joined the faculty at NYU in 1995 and has a practice devoted solely to the multi-modality treatment of brain tumors, including primary brain tumors, metastatic tumors, acoustic neuromas and skull base tumors. He holds a joint appointment in the department of otolaryngology, reflecting his close collaboration with the neuro-otologists on acoustic neuromas and skull base tumors. Dr. Golfinos is the co-editor, with Dr. Cooper, of the textbook Head Injury. He has served as the chairman of the Young Neurosurgeons Committee of the AANS. Dr. Golfinos also supervises brain tumor operations at Bellevue and Manhattan VA hospitals.

Clinical Addresses

NEW YORK, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-2950
Fax: 212-263-1680

Medical Specialties

Cancer, Neurosurgery

Medical Expertise

Acoustic Neuromas, Head/Brain Injuries, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brain Tumors


1988 — Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Medical Education
1988-1989 — Good Samaritan Reg Med Center, Internship
1989-1995 — Barrow Neurological Institute (Neurosurgery), Residency Training

Board Certification

1998 — Neurological Surgery

Meet Dr. Golfinos

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The Children's Tumor Foundation honors Chairman, Dr. John Golfinos.

Dr. Golfinos' Profile