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Michael G. Kaiser, MD, FACS

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Dr. Kaiser is a board certified neurosurgeon and faculty member of the Neurosurgical Department at Columbia University with advanced subspecialty training in complex spinal surgery. Dr. Kaiser’s clinical interests include artificial cervical disc replacement, minimally invasive spine surgery, dynamic spinal fusion, spine and spinal cord tumors, and degenerative spine disease. His research interests include the development of motion preservation technology, evidence based treatment algorithms, and clinical outcome analysis.

Dr. Kaiser is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgery, the Congress of Neurological Surgery, the AANS Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve, and the American College of Surgeons. He is presently serving on the executive committee of the AANS Joint Section of Spine & Peripheral Nerve. Dr. Kaiser also serves as an ad hoc reviewer of two nationally recognized peer-reviewed spine journals. Dr. Kaiser has had over 35 publications accepted as peer reviewed clinical articles, book chapters, and meeting abstracts.

Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Yale University School of Medicine
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital, GA
Areas of Expertise
Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Spinal Cord Injury
Back Pain
Complex Spinal Surgery
Spine Instrumentation Surgery
Spinal Instrumentation
Degenerative Spine Disease
Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Tumors
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Instrumentation
Spine Fusion Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Medicare [Medicare]
Neighborhood Health Providers
Oxford Health Plans
United Healthcare


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-0378
Primary Office
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
Floor: 4
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-0378
Fax: (212) 305-3629
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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