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The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Our team of clinical professionals responds to individual patient needs by providing innovative non-operative & operative treatments.

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Dr. Quest: Navy Pilot Turned Neurosurgeon

Nov. 30, 2016


Dr. Donald Quest Lt-4

Our past is what shapes us, what makes us great. And neurosurgeon Dr. Donald O. Quest of The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York is no exception. Long before he stepped inside an operating room, Dr. Quest braved the skies as a Navy pilot.

On Veterans Day, the story of his naval service appeared on the Neurosurgery Blog as part of the series Military Faces. The blog, read by fellow neurosurgeons, is produced by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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Pediatric Spine: Not Just Smaller–Different

Nov. 23, 2016


Fall 2016 Highlights from The Spine Hospital

Oct. 20, 2016


Recent Patient Stories

Lucky is the Man with the Titanium Cage in his Spine

Nov. 4, 2016

Be careful when Snowmobile jumping to prevent a broken back

You don’t usually call a man “lucky” after he wipes out on a snowmobile, breaks bones, and has to be medevaced to the nearest trauma center. You do, however, when you realize just how close he came to severing his spinal cord.  Dr. Michael G. Kaiser from The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York was this man’s surgeon and here is the story of how his spinal cord was saved.

At the time of the accident, the man–for anonymity, we’ll call him George–was a fit and healthy 65 year old at the beginning of an enjoyable retirement filled with travel and outdoor adventure. Continue Reading →

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Dr. Angevine Helps Elizabeth Get Back to Her Normal Life

Apr. 15, 2016


Dr. Anderson’s Patient Marina Gets the Basketball Game of Her Dreams

Apr. 8, 2016

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