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Darryl DiRisio MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1998
(Neurological Surgery)

Contact Information:

AMC Neurosurgery Group
47 New Scotland Avenue, MC 10
Physicians Pavilion, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-5088
Fax: (518) 262-5400

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery
Brain tumors
Cervical spondylosis
Lumbar spine surgery
Reconstructive spine surgery


Neurosurgery Residency

07/1990 - 07/1995
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY


Surgery Internship

07/1989 - 07/1990
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

Medical Education


1985 - 1989
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ

Dr. DiRisio specializes in adult and pediatric spine surgery with a focus on cervical spondylosis and reconstructive lumbar spine procedures. He is one of very few physicians in the country who is involved in a study of reconstructing the lumbar spine without performing a fusion.

Dr. DiRisio is also unique in that he has an engineering background and utilizes a biomechanical approach which helps him when performing complex spine surgeries. He seeks to produce optimal outcomes for patients, significantly improving their flexibility and range of motion while providing optimal pain relief. “My goal in treating my patients is to get them back to maximum function with minimum pain and an overall better quality of life,” says Dr. DiRisio. Dr. DiRisio is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive care to patients with spinal conditions, while staying true to his compassionate and heartfelt nature.

Albany Medical Center: AMC Physician Directory: Darryl DiRisio MD