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 cord reconstruction, brain tumor, slipped disc, cervical myelopathy, degenerative disc disease, spondylosis, syringomyelia, endoscopic surgery, spinal cord tumor, spinal compression fracture, neck problem, scoliosis, ankylosing spondylitis, neck pain, spondyloarthropathies, disc repair, spina bifida, spine infection, hunchback, spondylolysis, spinal deformity, kyphosis and lordosis, nerve root injury, spinal narrowing, back pain, cervical spine fracture, spondylolisthesis, spinal cord injury, spinal arthritis, brain injury, injury of the lumbar spine, spine surgery, spinal injury, spinal fusion, pain neck/shoulder, neck surgery
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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

26 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna EPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Indemnity
  • Cigna POS
  • EBCBS Pathways/Pathways Enhanced
  • Empire BCBS Child Health Plus
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Healthy NY
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS MediBlue (Medicare)
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI)
  • HealthNet POS
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Freedom Plan
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UPN Elite (Island Group/Humana/etc)
  • Worker's Compensation
*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


Phone: 212-263-3504

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My Research


  • 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

  • Impact of Starting Point and C2 Nerve Status on the Safety and Accuracy of C1 Lateral Mass Screws: Meta-Analysis and Review of the Literature

    Elliott, Robert E; Tanweer, Omar; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony; Smith, Michael L
    Journal of spinal disorders & techniques. 2013 Feb. ?-?

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