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Neurosurgery

Our Experts


The Neurosciences Institute includes nationally renowned neurosurgeons with expertise in a wide-range specialties. These physicians are backed by  a team of nurse practitioners and physicians assistants who specialize in neurosurgery are an integral part to the team approach.

Our surgeons and their areas of expertise include:

Alan Boulos, MD
Chief, Department of Neurosurgery

Acoustic neuromas
Aneurysms
Arteriovenous malformations
Carotid disease
Cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery
Meningiomas
Skull-based surgery

Matthew A. Adamo, MD

Arachnoid cysts
Brain and spinal cord tumors
Chiari malformations
Craniofacial disorders
Endoscopy
Epilepsy surgery
Hydrocephalus
Occult spinal dysraphism
Pediatric neurosurgery
Vascular disorders

Allen L. Carl, MD

Arthritic diseases of the spine
Degenerative diseases of the spine
Disc herniation
Scoliosis
Spinal cord injury
Spine deformities
Spine trauma

John C. Dalfino, MD

Carotid and intracranial vessel stenosis
Cerebral aneurysms
Cerebrovascular disorders
Complex spine cases
Endovascular surgery
Functional neurosurgery
Stroke

Darryl DiRisio, MD

Adult and pediatric spine
Brain tumors
Cervical spondylosis
Lumbar spine
Reconstructive spine

John German, MD

Cervical and lumbar spondylosis
Minimally invasive spine surgery 
Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries

Tyler Kenning, MD

Adult neurosurgery
Brain tumors
Degenerative spine
Pituitary tumors
Stereotactic radiosurgery

Constantine Plakas, MD

Adult neurosurgery

Julie Pilitsis, MD, PhD

Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
Functional neurosurgery
Surgical treatment of movement disorders
Surgical management of chronic pain
Adult neurosurgery

David L. Semenoff, MD

Adult neurosurgery
Degenerative spine
Minimally invasive spinal surgery  
Reconstructive spinal surgery
Skull-based surgery (tumor and vascular)
Stereotactic brain and spinal surgery

Junichi Yamamoto, MD, PhD

Arteriovenous malformations
Benign skull-base tumor
Carotid/vertebral artery disease
Cerebral aneurysms
Endovascular and surgical treatments

Our Glens Falls Neurosurgery team includes:

Fred Scialabba, MD

Acquired-Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Brain Tumors
Cervical and Lumbar
Pain
Peripheral Nerves
Spine

James Greenspan, MD

Acquired-Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Brain Tumors
Cervical and Lumbar
Pain
Peripheral Nerves
Spine

Krista Malinoski, PA-C

Acquired-Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Brain Tumors
Cervical and Lumbar
Pain
Peripheral Nerves
Spine

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