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Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

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Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, craniopharyngiomas and pineal tumors. His surgical expertise includes extensive experience with minimally invasive techniques and stereotactic surgery as well as surgical alternatives such as radiosurgery. This broad expertise allows treatment to be tailored and optimized for individual patients according to their needs.

As Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Bruce leads an NIH-funded translational brain tumor research effort with interests in immunotherapy and drug delivery systems. In addition to his laboratory research interests, he is actively involved in experimental clinical protocols for the treatment of brain tumors.

Dr. Bruce’s special interests include Brain Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Pituitary Tumors and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.

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Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
Clinical Expertise
Skull Base Surgery
Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Pituitary Disease
Brain Cancer
Pineal Tumor
Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
Neuroendocrine Tumor
Glioblastoma Multiforme
Brain Stem Glioma
Craniofacial Surgery
Brain Tumor
Acoustic Neuroma
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Orbital Tumor
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Skull Base Tumors
Pituitary Neoplasm
Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Brain Tumor Surgery
Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]
Local 1199
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
UnitedHealthcare [HMO, POS, PPO]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-7346
Primary Office
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
Suite 4-434
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-7346
Fax: (212) 305-2026
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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