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Richard C. E. Anderson, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Expertise in: 
Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Gliomas
  • Astrocytoma
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Gamma Knife
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Achondroplasia
  • Scoliosis Fusion
  • Vascular Radiology
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Spine Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Tethered Cords
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Dural Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Syringomyelia
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Pediatric Aneurysms
  • Craniotomy
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
  • Stenosis
  • Neck Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Spondylisthesis
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Congenital Anomalies of Spine
  • Trauma
  • Spine Problems
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Concussion
  • Second Opinion
  • Spine Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Childhood Medulloblastoma
  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
  • Spine Injury
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Pain (Neck)
  • Kyphosis
  • Spine Injuries
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Cerebrovascular Malformation
  • Juvenile Scoliosis
  • Spine Disorder
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Dural AV Fistula
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Spine Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Microvascular Neurosurgery
  • Cerebral Vascular Malformation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Microsurgery
  • Cerebral Aneurysm & Tumors
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Spinal Injury
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Brain Cancer
  • Spine Tumors
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Herniated Disc
  • Brain Abscess
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Biopsies
  • Congenital Spinal Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Head Trauma
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Traumatic Spine Stabilization
  • Vascular Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Head Injury
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Moyamoya Syndrome
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric Seizures
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Tethered Cord
  • Spine Deformity

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Primary Childrens Medical Center, University of Utah

About Richard C. Anderson

After completing his neurosurgical training at Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and the University of Utah, Dr. Anderson's focus has been exclusively on the care of children. Practicing at one of the top children's hospitals in the country, children receive the best possible care from a multidisciplinary team of dedicated pediatric specialists.

While practicing a broad range of pediatric neurosurgery, Dr. Anderson's research interests in the immunology of pediatric brain tumors and biomechanics of the pediatric spine mirror his extensive clinical training in pediatric brain tumors and spinal disorders. For family convenience, Dr. Anderson sees patients in multiple office locations including Manhattan, NY; Ridgewood, NJ; Paterson, NJ; and Stamford, CT.

Special Interests include pediatric spinal instrumentation ( congenital malformations, trauma and deformity), pediatric spasticity (rhizotomy and Baclofen pumps), brain tumors, and neuroendoscopy.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
Suite 2-213
New York, New York 10032
Primary

Research

Research Interests

  • Immunology of pediatric brain tumors

Grants

THE PARK-REEVES SYRINGOMYELIA RESEARCH CONSORTUM PROTOCOL # PR1891 (Private)

Mar 28 2014 - Mar 28 2015

TUMOR ASSOCIATE MONOCYTES/MICROGLIA ARE A REQUISITE TARGET FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY IN MALIGNANT GLIOMAS (Private)

May 1 2012 - Apr 30 2013