Howard Riina at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Howard A. Riina, MD, MPHI

  • Specialty: Neurosurgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-5382

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

brain aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, carotid stenosis, cerebrovascular disorder, vascular malformation, carotid artery disease, cavernous hemangioma, carotid endarterectomy, meningioma, subarachnoid hemorrhage, moyamoya, stroke, veno-occlusive disease, hematoma, Arnold Chiari malformation, subdural bleeding, arterial occlusive disease
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  • Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Professor, Department of Radiology
  • Vice Chair Clinical Affairs

Education and Training

  • 2000
  • Residency, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Neurosurgery
  • 1993
  • MD from Temple University
  • 1991
  • MPHI from Cambridge University


Locations and Appointments

37 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*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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  • Anterior Choroidal Artery Patency and Clinical Follow-Up after Coverage with the Pipeline Embolization Device

    Raz, E; Shapiro, M; Becske, T; Zumofen, D W; Tanweer, O; Potts, M B; Riina, H A; Nelson, P K 2015 Jan; ?-?, AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology — id: 1432982, year: 2015, page: ?, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • The Emerging Role of Virtual Presence in Neurosurgery

    Cezayirli, Phillip; Tanweer, Omar; Riina, Howard A 2014 Mar; 320-322, World neurosurgery — id: 955412, year: 2014, page: 320, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Refining the role for evacuation of spontaneous intracerebral hematomas: Results of STICH II

    Potts, Matthew B; Riina, Howard A 2014 Jun; 116-119, World neurosurgery — id: 1033442, year: 2014, page: 116, stat: REVIEW
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