Dr. John S. Shiau, MD

Dr. John S. Shiau, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 51 years old

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Institute is a boutique neurosurgical practice in New York City, dedicated to providing each and every patient with the most skilled and least invasive neurosurgical care. At MISSI, we are committed to spending the time our patients deserve, in a compassionate and professional manner. Dr. Shiau has spent his career perfecting and advancing minimally invasive spine surgery, having educated hundreds of neuro and spine surgeons across the globe in his cutting edge tRead more

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The gripes regarding wait time seems like it was a bad day because I waited only 30 minutes in Manhattan. I came to see him for minimally invasive spinal surgery.
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I had a 3:30 appointment, it's now 5:10 and I still haven't been called in to see him yet.
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Dr. Shiau's Care Philosophy

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Institute is a boutique neurosurgical practice in New York City, dedicated to providing each and every patient with the most skilled and least invasive neurosurgical care. At MISSI, we are committed to spending the time our patients deserve, in a compassionate and professional manner. Dr. Shiau has spent his career perfecting and advancing minimally invasive spine surgery, having educated hundreds of neuro and spine surgeons across the globe in his cutting edge t

Dr. Shiau's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Shiau has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (12/10/2013)
    • Amount or Range: Below average
    • Nature of Complaint: County of event: Richmond County, NY
    • State: New York
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery

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