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The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Our team of clinical professionals responds to individual patient needs by providing innovative non-operative & operative treatments.

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Dr. Anderson Elected Treasurer of Pediatric Neurosurgery Section

Mar. 13, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Anderson. In April, Dr. Anderson will become the newest member of the leadership team for one of the most prestigious international groups of pediatric neurosurgeons: the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery.

This group, often called just the Peds Section, is made up of members of two large neurosurgical organizations, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. And membership is growing: The 2018 Peds Section meeting in Nashville was the most well attended in the group’s history.

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Ivy Football Association Honors Neurosurgeon & Columbia Lion Dr. Paul McCormick

Feb. 18, 2019


We Heart our Physical Therapists: Making of a Spine Physical Therapist: Dr. Evan Johnson

Feb. 14, 2019


Recent Patient Stories

Onward and Upward: Dr. Kaiser’s Patient Tommy

Dec. 19, 2018

March 20th, 2018 on Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks
Tommy happy to be on the mountain again after surgery.

“I used to run 50K races—then I couldn’t walk 200 feet,” says Tommy Javenes, who estimates that he was functioning at maybe 3 or 4 percent of his previous physical capacity when he first met neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Kaiser, Associate Director of The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York.

Just two months earlier, Tommy had been an avid hiker and skier in peak physical condition. Then, one summer night, he took a fall while descending Anthony’s Nose, a mountain in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. The fall injured his neck, spinal cord and nerve roots (nerves that exit the spinal cord to branch out to the rest of the body).

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Dr. McCormick Helps a Young Diver Get Back to His Sport

Nov. 22, 2018


Three Surgeries, One Happy Family

Oct. 11, 2018

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