Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

Neurological Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Languages: Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 305-7346
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, craniopharyngiomas and pineal tumors. His surgical expertise includes extensive experience with minimally invasive techniques and stereotactic surgery as well as surgical alternatives such as radiosurgery. This broad expertise allows treatment to be tailored and optimized for individual patients according to their needs.

As Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Bruce leads an NIH-funded translational brain tumor research effort with interests in immunotherapy and drug delivery systems. In addition to his laboratory research interests, he is actively involved in experimental clinical protocols for the treatment of brain tumors.

Dr. Bruce's special interests include Brain Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Pituitary Tumors and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.

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Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO]

Local 1199

Medicare [Medicare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

Education

UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine

Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

Locations

Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
Suite 4-434
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-7346

Fax: (212) 305-2026

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Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery Research at the Columbia University Medical Center