Michael Smith at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Michael L. Smith, MD

  • Specialty: Neurosurgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-3504

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

spinal fusion, degenerative disc disease, nerve root injury, neck pain, back pain, ankylosing spondylitis, spondylolisthesis, spine surgery, spinal arthritis, spine infection, injury of the lumbar spine, spinal cord tumor, spinal injury, spina bifida, pain neck/shoulder, neck surgery, cervical myelopathy, spinal deformity, spondylolysis, brain injury, spinal compression fracture, slipped disc, kyphosis and lordosis, syringomyelia, brain tumor, neck problem, spinal narrowing, spondyloarthropathies, scoliosis, hunchback, cervical spine fracture, endoscopic surgery, spondylosis, spinal cord reconstruction, spinal cord injury, disc repair
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, 2010
Education and Training
  • Residency, University of Pennsylvania, Neurosurgery, 2007
  • MD from University Of Virginia, 2000

Locations and Appointments

45 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Workers Comp
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Neurosurgery Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 8R
New York, NY 10016

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My Research


  • Use of intraoperative fluoroscopy for the safe placement of C2 laminar screws: technical note

    Engler, John A; Smith, Michael L
    European spine journal. 2015 Aug. ?-?

  • Atlantoaxial fusion with screw-rod constructs: meta-analysis and review of literature

    Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Smith, Michael L; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
    World neurosurgery. 2014 Feb. 81 (2): 411-421

  • Is external cervical orthotic bracing necessary after posterior atlantoaxial fusion with modern instrumentation: meta-analysis and review of literature

    Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Boah, Akwasi; Morsi, Amr; Ma, Tracy; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
    World neurosurgery. 2013 Feb. 79 (2): 369-74.e1

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