Dr. Mark Souweidane, MD

Dr. Mark Souweidane, MD

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Pediatric Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
19 reviews

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Care Philosophy

I have dedicated my career to the surgical treatment of children with brain and spinal disorders. I'm a father myself, so I pride myself on treating each patient with the compassion I would want for my own children. I like to say that a child who becomes my patient is my patient for life - the best gifts I've ever received have been the wedding announcements of my former patients!Read more

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Dr. Souweidane's Performance
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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Staten island, ny |
My 13 year old daughter was suffering for 5months and no Dr could tell me why. Then we went to see Dr souwedaine and he diagnosed her in seconds with chiari malformation cerebellar ectopia. He operated on her and she is doing great
in Binghamton, NY |
My Son had his first appointment yesterday with Dr. Mark We both are very impressed not just with Dr. Mark but with his caring professional staff. Thank you so much!
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    Dr. Souweidane's Care Philosophy

    I have dedicated my career to the surgical treatment of children with brain and spinal disorders. I'm a father myself, so I pride myself on treating each patient with the compassion I would want for my own children. I like to say that a child who becomes my patient is my patient for life - the best gifts I've ever received have been the wedding announcements of my former patients!

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

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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
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    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acrocephalosyndactyly
    • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
    • Arachnoid Cyst
    • Astrocytoma
    • Basilar Skull Invagination
    • Benign Astrocytoma
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brainstem Glioma
    • Cancer
    • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
    • Cerebral Astrocytoma
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chordoma
    • Colloid Cyst
    • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
    • Craniofacial Disorders
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
    • Craniosynostosis - Intracranial Calcifications
    • Craniosynostosis, Fontaine Type
    • Epilepsy
    • Glioma
    • Gliomatosis Cerebri
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hydrocephalus, Child
    • Intracranial Aneurysms - Multiple Congenital Anomaly
    • Intracranial Hematoma
    • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
    • Malignant Astrocytoma
    • Malignant Glioma
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Moyamoya Disease
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
    • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
    • Oligodendroglioma
    • Pediatric Brain Tumor
    • Pediatric Epilepsy
    • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
    • Pineal Region Tumors
    • Plagiocephaly
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Cancer
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syringomyelia
    • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      New York University School of Medicine

      Completed in 1994

    • Fellowship Hospital
      The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Graduated in 1983

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • German

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cranial Neurological Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
    • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels