The Upstate Neurological Institute brings together multidisciplinary teams of experts dedicated to your diagnosis and management of all neurological conditions.
Your team may include neurologists, neurosurgeons, endovascular neurosurgeons, interventional radiologists, neuropathologists and rehabilitation therapists each specializing in your condition and treatment options. Together, we offer comprehensive adult and pediatric care for the Central New York Community and surrounding region.
Department Chair: Luis Mejico, MD
- Tinatin Chabrashvili, MD, PhD
- Luis Mejico, MD
Professor and Chair
- Antonio Culebras, MD
- Yahia M Lodi, MD, FAHA (Clinical Campus - Neurology)
- Amar S Swarnkar, MD (Radiology)
- Zulma Tovar Spinoza, MD (Neurosurgery)
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Neuro Oncology; Functional Neurosurgery; Complex Brain Tumors; Gamma Knife; Skull Base Tumors; more
Education: Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Neurocritical Care; Bone Infection; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Cancer; more
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Brachial Plexus Injury; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Injury; Brain Tumor; more
Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Endovascular Surgery; Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Cancer; more
Education: Yale University
Associations/Memberships: AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section; American Heart Association (AHA)
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Brain Tumors; Gamma Knife; Pituitary Tumors; Cervical Spine; Trigeminal Neuralgia; more
Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Brain tumors, targeted toxins, and central nervous system infections
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Spine Fusion Surgery; Spine Tumors; Neurological Surgery; Brain Injury; more
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurocritical Care; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Neurological Surgery; Brain Injury; more
Education: Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India
Pediatric Neurosurgery; Vascular Neurosurgery
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Brachial Plexus Injury; Brachial plexopathy; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Chronic Pain; Epilepsy; more
Education: Case Western Reserve University
My clinical and research interests include movement disorders, epilepsy surgery, and development of novel treatments for a variety of disorders using neuromodulation.
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery Functional; Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery; Laser Ablation Surgery; more
Education: Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela
Pediatric brain tumors, Laser ablation surgery, Epilepsy surgery, Minimally invasive brain surgery, tethered cord, pediatric, ,hydrocephalus.
Neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, international policies and access to neurosurgical teaching, diversity and equity in medicine.
Hydrocephalus, endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus and brain tumors, minimally invasive surgery, spina bifida, surgical treatment of epilepsy, brain tumors, congenital and developmental malformations of the nervous system, Chiari malformation, pediatric brain trauma, laser ablation surgery., craniosynostosis, surgical treatment of spasticity.