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Michael B. Sisti, MD, FACS

Neurological Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Brain & Spinal Tumors
Office Phone: (212) 305-1728, (201) 327-8600
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. Sisti specializes in the treatment of complex brain tumors, meningiomas, and acoustic neuromas employing state of the art computer guided microneurosurgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Dr. Sisti’s core belief is that by dedicating himself both to the best in medical technology and to the quality of the physician patient relationship, he provides the optimum opportunity for helping patients deal with these difficult brain tumors. He has safely and successfully operated upon more than four thousand patients with these complex conditions. During his 30 year career in the Department of Neurosurgery at Columbia University’s world-class medical center Dr. Sisti has also pioneered many surgical and technical advances including New York City’s first non-invasive radiosurgery program. As a result of his personal philosophy and the long term concentrated experience in treating the most difficult tumors Dr. Sisti has earned a reputation for technical excellence in surgical results as well as providing superior personal care to his patients and their family members.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, 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]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

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


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Fellowship: National Institutes of Health


Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
Suite 413
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-1728

Fax: (212) 305-3629

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Ridgewood - 1200 E. Ridgewood Ave.

1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 200
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Phone: (201) 327-8600

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Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC