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Michael B. Sisti, MD, FACS

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Dr. Sisti specializes in the treatment of complex brain tumors, meningiomas, and acoustic neuromas employing state of the art computer guided microneurosurgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Dr. Sisti’s core belief is that by dedicating himself both to the best in medical technology and to the quality of the physician patient relationship, he provides the optimum opportunity for helping patients deal with these difficult brain tumors. He has safely and successfully operated upon more than four thousand patients with these complex conditions. During his 30 year career in the Department of Neurosurgery at Columbia University’s world-class medical center Dr. Sisti has also pioneered many surgical and technical advances including New York City’s first non-invasive radiosurgery program. As a result of his personal philosophy and the long term concentrated experience in treating the most difficult tumors Dr. Sisti has earned a reputation for technical excellence in surgical results as well as providing superior personal care to his patients and their family members.

Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
Clinical Expertise
Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Stereotactic Surgery
Brain Cancer
Brain Tumor
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Orbital Tumor
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Skull Base Tumors
Pituitary Neoplasm
Microvascular Neurosurgery
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]
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]
Horizon BC/BS of New Jersey [PPO]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
UnitedHealthcare [HMO, POS, PPO]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-1728
Primary Office
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
Suite 413
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-1728
Fax: (212) 305-3629
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 200
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Phone: (201) 327-8600
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