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Joshua Bederson – Biography, Age, Wife, Medical Education & Career

Joshua Bederson (born February 1957) is a board-certified American neurosurgeon in New York, New York. He is the Leonard I. Malis, MD/Corinne and Joseph Graber Professor of Neurosurgery, and Chair of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Health System.

Joshua Bederson

Joshua Bederson Facts

  • Full Name: Joshua Bederson
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Date of Birth: February 1957
  • Occupation: Neurosurgeon
  • Nationality: American
  • Wife: Isabelle Germano, M.D

Joshua Bederson Medical School & Residency

  • Barrow Neurological Institute at St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center – Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1990-1990
  • Barrow Neurological Institute at St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center – Fellowship, Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery, 1990-1990
  • University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine – Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985-1990
  • University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine – Internship, Transitional Year, 1984-1985
  • University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine – Medical School

Joshua Bederson Career

Bederson joined Mount Sinai in 1992 as the Director of the Clinical Program for Cerebrovascular Disorders and served as Vice-Chairman after 2001. From 2002 until 2008 he directed the Neurosurgery Residency Program. He is currently the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Bederson established the first basic science laboratory in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai, developing models of stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage. In 2002 he was the first neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai to receive an NIH R01 grant as principal investigator.

A high-ranking member of many cerebrovascular societies, Bederson is chair of the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular section. With Bederson serving as its Chairman, the American Heart Association Guidelines Writing Group on Subarachnoid Hemorrhage published updated guidelines on stroke treatment. He is also a member of the Society of Neurological Surgery.

Bederson’s clinical interests include the treatment of intracranial and spinal vascular and tumor pathology, including cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, tumors of the skull base, carotid artery disease and problems of the cervical and lumbar spine.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery – Certified in Neurological Surgery
  • CA State Medical License – Active through
  • NY State Medical License – Active through 2024
  • NJ State Medical License – Active through 2023

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West Hospitals, New York, NY
  • NYC Health and Hospitals-Elmhurst, Elmhurst, NY

Specialty Expertise

Joshua B Bederson has the following 20 areas of expertise

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Epidermoid Cyst
  • Meningiomas
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Tumors and Vascular Malformations
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tgn) and Hemifacial Spasm
  • Vestibular Schwannoma/Acoustic Neuroma
  • Advanced Technology-Assisted Planning and Surgeries
  • Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping and Reconstruction
  • Cerebral Bypass
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Removal Of Craniopharyngioma
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Removal Of Meningiomas
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Removal Of Pituitary Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Transbrow and Endoscopic Approaches
  • Removal Of Brainstem Tumors and Vascular Malformations
  • Removal Of Cervicomedullary Junction and Spinal Cord Tumors and Vascular Malformations
  • Removal Of Intraventricular Tumors and Vascular Malformations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Colorado
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Connecticut
  • Anthem Blue Cross of California
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bravo Health
  • Choice Care Network
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSmart
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • PreferredOne
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Partners
  • SummaCare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions

Location & Contact Information

Joshua B Bederson
1468 Madison Ave Annenberg Building, 8th Floor, Room 28
New York, NY 10029

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