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Schmidt, Meic, MD, MBA, FAANS, FACS 
Director, Department of Neurosurgery, Westchester Medical Center and Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery, New York Medical College

Schmidt, Meic H.


Language(s): English, French, German
Department: Neurosurgery
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery

Dr. Schmidt is a board certified neurosurgeon with specialized expertise in spine surgery and neuro-oncology. His main clinical focus is on management of patients with tumors and injuries to the brain, spine and spinal cord. In addition, because of his expertise in minimally invasive and endoscopic surgical techniques, he sees complex patients with degenerative spine disease including thoracic disc herniation and patients requiring microsurgery for spinal cord decompression in the neck and back. Dr. Schmidt's clinic sees patients using a team approach to maximize patient centered informed decision making and aims to continuously improve the quality of care provided.

Dr. Schmidt’s research interests include investigating the benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery for metastatic tumors, and the development of health outcome and quality of care measures. He is internationally known for his role in establishing a new thoracoscopic spine surgery technique for tumors and fractures.

His research and clinical work have resulted in over 170 peer reviewed manuscripts, chapters and books. Due to his expertise and publication record, he is a sought after Visiting Professor at many prestigious national and international academic institutions.

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Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Residency (Chief Resident) – Neurological Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Primary Fellowship: Fellowship – Neuro-Oncology, University of California
Secondary Fellowship: Fellowship - Spinal Surgery, University of California


Specialties: Neurological Surgery
Spine Surgery
Special Clinical Interest:
Spine Surgery


Brain and Spine Institute

19 Bradhurst Avenue, Suite 2900 S
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Phone: 914.493.2363
Fax: 914.493.2505