Dr. John Boockvar MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Boockvar is a neurosurgeon in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 24 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1998

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1998 - 2004

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 7 years in Neurological Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Glioblastoma stem cells are regulated by interleukin-8 signaling in a tumoral perivascular niche.
Infanger, D. W.,Cho, Y.,Lopez, B. S.,Mohanan, S.,Liu, S. C.,Gursel, D.,Boockvar, J. A.,Fischbach, C.

Industry progress report on neuro-oncology: Biotech update 2013.
Ottenhausen, M.,Bodhinayake, I.,Banu, M.,Kesavabhotla, K.,Ray, A.,Boockvar, J. A.

Endoscopic Endonasal Transphenoidal Surgery Using the BrainLABĀ® Headband for Navigation Without Rigid Fixation.
Duque, S. G.,Gorrepati, R.,Kesavabhotla, K.,Huang, C.,Boockvar, J. A.

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