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Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Expertise in: 
Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumors
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(212) 305-7346

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Brain Tumor
  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gamma Knife
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Surgery
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Meningioma
  • Acromegaly
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Gliomas
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Neoplasm
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Astrocytoma
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Biopsies
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Cavernous Malformation

Specialties

Education & Training

  • UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

About Jeffrey Bruce

Dr. Jeffrey N. Bruce - 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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Academic Titles

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

Administrative Positions

  • Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs
  • Director, Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Insurance 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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
Suite 4-434
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-7346
Fax:
(212) 305-2026
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Research

Research Interests

  • Brain Tumor Drug Delivery
  • Molecular Biology, Gene Therapy & Angiogenesis

Grants

CANCER CENTER SUPPORT GRANT (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2019

CHRONIC CONVECTION ENHANCED DELIVERY (CED) OF TOPOTECAN FOR GLIOBLASTOMA (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Apr 30 2019

IMMUNOLOGICAL IMPACT OF DELIVERY OF ANTI-PD1 (Private)

Dec 21 2015 - Dec 20 2017

HSPPC-96 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 13 2012 - Jan 13 2017

THE ROLE OF WHITE MATTER PROGENITORS IN GLIOMA FORMATION AND PROGRESSION (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2009 - Jan 31 2015

EVOLUTION FOLLOWING TREATMENT IN GLIOBLASTOMA: A PREDICTABLE PHENOMENON OR PURE CHAOS? (Private)

Jul 1 2012 - Jun 30 2014

PROSPECTIVE MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF NOVOTTF-100A COMPARED TO BEST STANDARD OF CARE PATIENTS WITH PROGRESSIVE OR RECURRENT (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Nov 17 2006 - May 31 2010