Anthony K. Frempong-Boadu, MD

  • Specialty: Neurosurgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-6514

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

endoscopic surgery, spine surgery, spinal narrowing, injury of the lumbar spine, spina bifida, spinal arthritis, spinal compression fracture, spinal cord injury, spinal cord reconstruction, spinal cord tumor, spinal deformity, spinal injury, syringomyelia, cervical spine fracture, ankylosing spondylitis, cervical myelopathy, hunchback, neck pain, scoliosis, spine infection, slipped disc, degenerative disc disease, disc repair, spondylolisthesis, back injuries, back pain, nerve root injury, kyphosis and lordosis, spondyloarthropathies, spondylolysis, spondylosis, neck problem, neck surgery, pain neck/shoulder, spinal fusion
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  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Dir Neuro Residency Trng Pgm
  • Director - Division of Spinal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2000
  • Fellowship, Shands Hospital University of Florida, Neurosurgery-Spine
  • 1999
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Neurosurgery
  • 1997
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Spine Surgery
  • 1992
  • MD from Temple University


Locations and Appointments

26 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • 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 POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • 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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My Research

Diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine


  • Predictors of pain and disability outcomes in one thousand, one hundred and eight patients who underwent lumbar discectomy surgery

    Cook, Chad E; Arnold, Paul M; Passias, Peter G; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony K; Radcliff, Kristen; Isaacs, Robert 2015 Apr; 926414-926414, International orthopaedics — id: 1519192, year: 2015, page: 926414, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • 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 2014 Feb; 411-421, World neurosurgery — id: 1432992, year: 2014, page: 411, stat: Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Review
  • 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 2013 Feb; 369-74.e1, World neurosurgery — id: 348432, year: 2013, page: 369, stat: Journal Article
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