Donato Pacione at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Donato R. Pacione, MD

  • Specialty: Neurosurgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-5525

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

back pain, spina bifida, cervical myelopathy, spondylolysis, spine surgery, spinal deformity, glioma, brain cancer, neck problem, injury of the lumbar spine, pineal tumor, spondyloarthropathies, brain tumor, cervical spine fracture, spondylolisthesis, nerve root injury, spine infection, pituitary tumor, spinal cord reconstruction, spinal arthritis, spinal fusion, acoustic neuroma, back injuries, ankylosing spondylitis, spinal narrowing, spinal injury, neck pain, brain metastasis, slipped disc, kyphosis and lordosis, spinal cord injury, syringomyelia, hunchback, degenerative disc disease, cervical disc disease, pain neck/shoulder, meningioma, scoliosis, disc repair, spinal cord tumor, endoscopic surgery, spinal compression fracture, neck surgery
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Education and Training
  • MD from New York Medical College, 2006

Locations and Appointments

41 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • 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
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • 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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My Research


  • Anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with spinal leptomeningeal spread at the time of diagnosis in an adult

    Benjamin, Carolina; Faustin, Arline; Snuderl, Matija; Pacione, Donato
    Journal of clinical neuroscience. 2015 Apr. 22 (8): 1370-1373 e0125204

  • Cortical screw trajectory for instrumentation and fusion in the setting of osteopathic compression fracture allows for percutaneous kyphoplasty for adjacent level compression fractures

    Pacione, Donato; Kim, Irene; Wilson, Taylor A; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony
    Journal of clinical neuroscience. 2015 May. 22 (5): 899-904

  • Lumbar laminectomy and fusion with routine local application of vancomycin powder: Decreased infection rate in instrumented and non-instrumented cases

    Strom, Russell G; Pacione, Donato; Kalhorn, Stephen P; Frempong-Boadu, Anthony K
    Clinical neurology & neurosurgery. 2013 Apr. 115 (9): 1766-1769

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