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Sean D. Lavine, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Accepting New Patients
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-0135

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Brain Cancer
  • Interventional Vascular Procedure
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coil Embolization
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • BS, 1986 University of California, Los Angeles
  • MD, 1991 Cornell University Medical College, NY
  • Internship: University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Southern California Medical Center

About Sean Lavine

Dr. Lavine dedicates his practice exclusively to diseases associated with the cerebrovascular system and to those diseases treated with Endovascular Neurosurgical and Interventional Neuroradiological Procedures. He was among the first surgeons in the country to complete training in these procedures after completing neurosurgical training.

He serves as a Clinical Co-Director of Neuroendovascular Services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center . Together with Drs. Robert Solomon, E. Sander Connolly, Philip Meyers, Daniel Sahlein and Dorothea Altschul, Dr. Lavine and the Department offer comprehensive care of cerebrovascular and related diseases. Additionally, Dr. Lavine collaborates with all other members of the Department of Neurosurgery and many other specialties that recommend the use of minimally invasive endovascular and percutaneous procedures to the benefit of patients with a wide variety of conditions.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery in Radiology

Administrative Positions

  • Clinical Co-Director, Neuroendovascular Services, New-York Presbyterian/Columbia
  • Director Neurointerventional Services, The Valley Hospital. Ridgewood, NJ

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
Room 415
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-4118
Primary

Research

Research Interests

  • Cerebral Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Emerging Technology for Endovascular Neurosurgery

Grants

PRET: PATIENTS PRONE TO RECURRENCE AFTER ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 20 2009 - Aug 1 2013