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Sean D. Lavine, MD

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Sean D. Lavine, MD
Sean D. Lavine, MD

Dr. Lavine dedicates his practice exclusively to diseases associated with the cerebrovascular system and to those diseases treated with Endovascular Neurosurgical and Interventional Neuroradiological Procedures. He was among the first surgeons in the country to complete training in these procedures after completing neurosurgical training.

He serves as a Clinical Co-Director of Neuroendovascular Services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center . Together with Drs. Robert Solomon, E. Sander Connolly, Philip Meyers, Daniel Sahlein and Dorothea Altschul, Dr. Lavine and the Department offer comprehensive care of cerebrovascular and related diseases. Additionally, Dr. Lavine collaborates with all other members of the Department of Neurosurgery and many other specialties that recommend the use of minimally invasive endovascular and percutaneous procedures to the benefit of patients with a wide variety of conditions.

Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Weill Cornell Medical College
BS, 1986 University of California, Los Angeles
MD, 1991 Cornell University Medical College, NY
Internship: University of Southern California Medical Center
Residency: University of Southern California Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Southern California Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Endovascular Surgery
Cerebrovascular Disease
Tumor Embolization
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cavernous Malformation
Cerebral Aneurysm
Brain Tumor
Carotid Artery Disease
Coil Embolization
Neurovascular Disease
Diagnostic Angiography
Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
Endovascular Neurosurgery
Brain Cancer
Interventional Vascular Procedure
Brain Aneurysm
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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]
Affinity [Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
UnitedHealthcare [HMO, POS, PPO]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-0135
Primary Office
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
Room 415 Floor: 4
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-4118
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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