Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Age 44
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Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD
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.

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD

Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, MD

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

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

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • 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
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Procedures

  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • Brain Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 5/20/2014
    Amount or Range: $300,000.00
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.

Education

  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. D'Ambrosio's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. D'Ambrosio to family and friends
4.9
based on 43 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. D'Ambrosio's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Verona, NJ |
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 me.
in Decatur, GA |
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 your head." Competence is expected. But Dr. D'Ambrosio goes beyond with his kindness, his obvious caring, and the way he makes you feel like you are his only patient. A gem!
in Oakland, NJ |
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!
in Paramus, NJ |
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.
in Clifton, NJ |
Truly a magnificent doctor, I can't begin to describe how this man saved my life! I was wheeled into his office after rupturing my L4 & L5 and severing my S2 & S3, which caused paralysis from my waste down, including loss of bladder and bowel function. After my surgery I was up walking around that night with the help of a walker, my prognosis 95% recovery!!!! 6 years and 1 month later I am running my first marathon, this fall! This man truly has the hands of an angel!
Ridgewood, NJ |
I just recently had surgery with Dr. D' Ambrosio at Valley Hospital. He and his staff are wonderful to work with. They are very kind and trusting. I would recommend him and his staff to anyone that needs surgery in the future!!!!!!!
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Hospitals where Dr. D'Ambrosio has admitting privileges

Chilton Medical Center
97 W Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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Valley Hospital
223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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