Dr. Alfred T. Ogden, MD

Dr. Alfred T. Ogden, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 46 years old

Dr. Ogden received a BS in biology from Yale University in 1993 and MD from Columbia University in 2000. Prior to medical school, he pursued basic research in developmental biology at New York University. He completed an internship in General Surgery in 2001 and residency in Neurological Surgery at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2007. He received additional fellowship training in minimally-invasive spine surgery under Dr. Richard G. Fessler at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University and is the only area neurosurgeon with this specific fellowship training. As a resident, Dr. Ogden pursued research in central nervous system tumor immunology and the relationship between neural stem cells and central nervous system tumors, for which he received the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons' annual award for research in 2006. In 2007, He received the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeon's Cloward Award to support research in computer modeling of spine biomechanics. Upon completion of his fellowship in 2008, Dr. Ogden joined the faculty of Columbia University to direct its program in minimally invasive spine surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal tumors, complex spine, and spinal radiosurgery. His current research involves clinical trials of minimally-invasive spine surgery, development of new minimally invasive spine surgeries, study of the relationship between stem cells and spinal tumors, and comparisons of traditional and minimally invasive spine surgery using computer modelingRead more

Columbia University Medical Center Dept of Neurological Surgery
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  • Neurosurgery

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ependymoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2009

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Ogden received a BS in biology from Yale University in 1993 and MD from Columbia University in 2000. Prior to medical school, he pursued basic research in developmental biology at New York University. He completed an internship in General Surgery in 2001 and residency in Neurological Surgery at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2007. He received additional fellowship training in minimally-invasive spine surgery under Dr. Richard G. Fessler at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University and is the only area neurosurgeon with this specific fellowship training.

As a resident, Dr. Ogden pursued research in central nervous system tumor immunology and the relationship between neural stem cells and central nervous system tumors, for which he received the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons' annual award for research in 2006. In 2007, He received the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeon's Cloward Award to support research in computer modeling of spine biomechanics.

Upon completion of his fellowship in 2008, Dr. Ogden joined the faculty of Columbia University to direct its program in minimally invasive spine surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal tumors, complex spine, and spinal radiosurgery. His current research involves clinical trials of minimally-invasive spine surgery, development of new minimally invasive spine surgeries, study of the relationship between stem cells and spinal tumors, and comparisons of traditional and minimally invasive spine surgery using computer modeling