About

About

Amir Dehdashti, MD, FACS is the Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research at North Shore University Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Dehdashti completed his neurosurgery training under Professor de Tribolet in Geneva, Switzerland, and is board certified in neurosurgery by both the Swiss Board and the Board of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies.Dr. Dehdashti completed fellowship training in both cerebrovascular and skull base surgery, including endoscopic skull base surgery. He is one of the few dually trained cerebrovascular and skull base surgeons in the country with two dedicated and separate fellowships. Dr. Dehdashti has significant clinical expertise in performing complex intracranial surgery including cerebral bypass procedure which is performed only by a handful of expert neurosurgeons in the country. Dr. Dehdashti has published over 100 papers and has given more than 200 lectures at different national and international meetings on topics relevant to cerebrovascular, skull base tumors, craniovertebral junction diseases including Chiari malformations, pituitary tumors and cranial nerve disorders including trigeminal neuralgia. He has been involved in several retrospective and prospective studies relating to cerebrovascular, skull base and craniovertebral junction neurosurgery. Dr. Dehdashti's clinical expertises include cerebrovascular surgery (aneurysm, AVM, brainstem cavernous malformation, Moyamoya disease, cerebral revascularization), carotid endarterectomy, minimally invasive surgery for aneurysms (mini craniotomy), minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery (pituitary and skull base tumors), surgery for cranial nerve disorders (trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, glossopharyngeal neuralgia), skull base surgery, surgery of craniovertebral junction pathologies including Chiari malformation and CV junction deformities, and acoustic neuroma surgery. He is the program chair of the North American Skull base Society meeting for two consecutive years of 2018 and 2019. He is the editor of the textbook on Surgery of Craniovertebral Junction" which will be published this year."

Credentials

Credentials

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Shahid Beheshti Univerity of Medical Sciences

  • Fellowships

    • Toronto Western Hospital GME

    • Toronto Western Hospital GME

  • Affiliations

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09/28/2018
"100% satisfied. "
04/09/2018
"I couldn't be more pleased with Dr. Dehdashti. He explained the test results with me and my children and what needed to be done."
12/12/2017
"I would recommending to Northwell facility especially to Dr. Dehdashti."
11/14/2017
"Never knew a hospital and staff could provide such excellent service."
11/08/2017
"I rate Dr. Dehdashti as one of the top neurosurgeon in the USA."
10/18/2017
"This is the best surgeon/human being I have never meet. I'm thankful for life."
07/07/2017
"Wonderful doctor!"
05/04/2017
"Experience at this doctors visit was a good one."
03/23/2017
"I felt rushed."
03/08/2017
"Regarding care experience is very good."
09/09/2015
"He's awesome! North Shore LIJ very fortunate to have someone with his qualities! Hold on to him!"
02/03/2015
"Beyond the medical practice of my condition his ability to discern practical health practices concerning my recovery is astounding!"
01/02/2015
"I had very brief free time w/dr. In his office I made this appt strictly to get a consult and an assessment of new MRI. I would not return to the practice for my ongoing care. Dr. is clearly top notch, but OK overall, I did not like they way I was treated. #9. Clinically only."
12/02/2014
"Yes I had a very good and positive experience, and have much confidence in Dr. Dehdashti."
05/28/2014
"As a new pt., Dr. Dehdashti had reviewed my history and was very clear about action plan moving forward."

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