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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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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-0219

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Tethered Cords
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Syringomyelia
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Dural Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Pediatric Aneurysms
  • Craniotomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
  • Stenosis
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Spondylisthesis
  • Neck Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Spine Problems
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Congenital Anomalies of Spine
  • Second Opinion
  • Spine Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Concussion
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
  • Spine Injury
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Childhood Medulloblastoma
  • Kyphosis
  • Spine Injuries
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Pain (Neck)
  • Cerebrovascular Malformation
  • Juvenile Scoliosis
  • Spine Disorder
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Cerebrovascular Dural AV Fistula
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Spine Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
  • Cerebral Vascular Malformation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Microvascular Neurosurgery
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Cerebral Aneurysm & Tumors
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Microsurgery
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Spinal Injury
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Cancer
  • Spine Tumors
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Brain Abscess
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Herniated Disc
  • Biopsies
  • Congenital Spinal Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Head Trauma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Gliomas
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Gamma Knife
  • Achondroplasia
  • Scoliosis Fusion
  • Vascular Radiology
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Spine Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • 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
Phone:
(212) 305-0219
Fax:
(212) 305-3442
Primary
2
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
Phone:
(212) 305-0219
Fax:
(212) 305-3442

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