Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD

Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 82% of peers
Brain Cancer
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. D'Ambrosio's bio

This content was provided by Dr. D'Ambrosio "Dr. D'Ambrosio earned his medical doctorate from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his Neurological Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University. In addition, he completed a Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Surgery Fellowship in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. D'Ambrosio's practice is devoted to brain tumors, skull base tumors, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors, Chiari malformation, and microvascular decompression (MVD) for trigeminal neuralgia andhemifacial spasm. He uses state-of-the-art technology such as frameless image guidance systems, awake craniotomy, and stereotactic radiosurgery (i.e. GammaKnife, BrainLab, Tomotherapy) for the treatment of primary and metastaticbrain tumors. He has particular expertise in the use of endoscopic techniques to remove complex intracranial tumors at the base of the brain. Dr. D'Ambrosio directs our Northern New Jersey practice based in Ridgewood, NJ. He is the Director of Neuro-Oncology – Disease Management Team at the Blumenthal Cancer Center of The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ. Dr. D'Ambrosio is also the Director of Neurosciences and Chief of Neurological Surgery at the St. Joseph's Healthcare System in Paterson and Wayne, NJ. He sees patients at The Valley Hospital, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital, Chilton Memorial Hospital, and Mountainside Hospital. With his main office in Ridgewood, New Jersey, Dr. D'Ambrosio has helped to establish a center of excellence for Columbia Neurosurgery in the communities of Bergen, Passiac and Essex counties."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. D'Ambrosio "Our care philosophy is centered around bringing clarity and compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Each one of our doctors has dedicated his or her career to being an expert in a specific sub-specialty within neurosurgery. We feel that our focused academic commitment to providing clarity, education and compassion ensures that patients leave our office with a better understanding of their diagnosis, treatment options, and future."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease


Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 5/20/2014
    Amount or Range: $300,000.00
    State: New Jersey
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University South Florida College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. D'Ambrosio has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. D'Ambrosio has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. D'Ambrosio's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Ambrosio to family and friends
based on 44 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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Dr. D'Ambrosio's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. D'Ambrosio recently treated me for a subdural hematoma. His knowledge and expertise helped me make a full recovery. The whole injury was a very stressful and painful process on my family and I. However, his offices and practice always made themselves available at many hours of the day to answer...more
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This is the nicest doctors I have ever met. He took a lot of time to explain the treatment options, for my medical condition. I have been a nurse for 25 years and never met a more down to earth and knowledgeable doctor. His office staff and colleagues were also so kind and took a lot of time with...more
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Five years ago (2012) a tumor was discovered in my brain and an hour later I met Dr. D'Ambrosio. When he came into the ER to introduce himself to my husband and me and explain what was going to happen I felt completely at ease. I'll never forget him telling me, with a smile, "And I won't shave...more
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A very fine neurosurgeon. He is highly skilled, very thorough, and gives attention to details with precision. Best surgical experience ever! I will be always grateful to him for making such a wonderful difference in my life!
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Extremely knowledgeable and gifted.... and has the best personality to make you feel completely comfortable, confident and trusting in his expertise and your treatment. Upbeat and encouraging. Couldn't ask for a better Doctor.
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