Dr. Edward Connolly Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Connolly Jr, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Edward Connolly Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 4-431

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Connolly Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Connolly Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Connolly Jr "Dr. Connolly serves as the Surgical Director of the Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, caring for patients suffering from the acute effects of both hemorrhagic as well as ischemic stroke. Working as part of an extremely experienced and world-renowned team of critical care and stroke neurologists, as well as interventional radiologists, endovascular neurosurgeons, neuroanesthesiologists, and specialized nurse practitioners, he provides highly personalized, state of the art care for patients with brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, spontaneous hemorrhages, as well as for those patients with carotid stenosis, moyamoya disease, and cerebral ischemia due to atherosclerosis and other vasculopathies. In addition he serves as the Director of the Cerebrovascular Research laboratory which continues to be at the forefront of biomedical science, bringing the latest discoveries to the operating room and the patient bedside to not only treat but also prevent stroke. Dr. Connolly's special interests include Brain Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations, Carotid Stenosis, EC-IC Bypass for Atheroocclusive disease and moyamoya, Surgical management of acute cerebrovascular emergencies"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Connolly Jr "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Achondroplasia
  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cavernous Venous Malformation
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vascular Malformations of the Brain

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Radio Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Stenting
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connolly Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connolly Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly Jr to family and friends
25 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Connolly Jr'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

Dr. Connolly and his team did an outstanding job treating my wife for a very serious condition. Our whole family is grateful for his skill and knowledge.
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Dr. Connolly saved my wife's life. His team is caring and considerate. We highly recommend Dr. Connolly. Brilliant but also a very caring man!!
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I had a rare progressive disease called Moya-moya disease. Dr. Connolly did a great job keeping me informed throughout the pre-operative process.
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Dr. Connolly clipped my unruptured aneurysm three years ago. My extensive research revealed that Dr. Connolly is very experienced and highly regarded in his field. I sincerely appreciated his amazing patience answering my many detailed questions. His demeanor gave me a sense of peace with my...more
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The moment I met Dr. Connelly and his Nurse Practitioner, Evangiline, I was immediately put at ease. Dr. Connelly explained my anuerysm clip surgery, which was a little more complicated due to a previous coil embolization on the same anuerysm in 2014. I have never met a doctor and his NP as...more
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