Dr. Robert Francis Heary MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Robert Heary is a neurosurgeon in Newark, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and one of 22 at Overlook Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Complex and Revision Spine Surgery; Cervical Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Overlook Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1989–1994

UMDNJ-University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1989

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 15 years in Neurological Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Quality Assessment of Spinal Cord Injury Patient Education Resources.
Agarwal, N.,Hansberry, D. R.,Singh, P. L.,Heary, R. F.,Goldstein, I. M.

The efficacy of lumbar discectomy and single-level fusion for spondylolisthesis: results from the NeuroPoint-SD registry.
Ghogawala, Z.,Shaffrey, C. I.,Asher, A. L.,Heary, R. F.,Logvinenko, T.,Malhotra, N. R.,Dante, S. J.,Hurlbert, R. J.,Douglas, A. F.,Magge, S. N.,Mummaneni, P. V.,Cheng, J. S.,Smith, J. S.,Kaiser, M. G.,Abbed, K. M.,Sciubba, D. M.,Resnick, D. K.

Toll-like receptor 9 deficiency impacts sensory and motor behaviors.
Khariv, V.,Pang, K.,Servatius, R. J.,David, B. T.,Goodus, M.,Beck, K. D.,Heary, R. F.,Elkabes, S.

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