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Michael B. Sisti, MD, FACS

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Expertise in: 
Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumors
Accepting New Patients
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-1728


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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Adult Trauma
  • Biopsies
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Gamma Knife
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgery
  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Microvascular Neurosurgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Meningioma
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Pituitary Neoplasm
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma


Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

About Michael Sisti

Medical Marvels - Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

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.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Co-Director, The Center for Radiosurgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • 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


  • 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

710 West 168th Street
Suite 413
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-1728
(212) 305-3629
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 200
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
(201) 327-8600


Research Interests

  • Computer-guided stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery