Dr. Michael Sisti, MD

Dr. Michael Sisti, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Michael Sisti, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 413

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • HealthFirst
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sisti's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Stereotactic Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sisti performs Stereotactic Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sisti performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sisti treats Meningiomas more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sisti treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sisti performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sisti performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sisti's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1983
National Institutes of Health
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1981
Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1985
1983
1982
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sisti's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sisti

4.8

Based on 68 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.411764705882353%
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Dr. Sisti is an incredibly talented surgeon but what makes him so special is his compassion. I was a nervous wreck when I first went to see him regarding a recent diagnosis of a meningioma just outside my brain. He acknowledged my fears as perfectly normal, and while he agreed it had to be...Read More
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I was diagnosed with a benign acoustic schwannoma in 2006 and always felt that I was in the right hands. I would recommend Dr. Sisti to anyone...
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Dr. Sisti is nothing short of amazing. When I found out at the age of 37 that I had a rare epidermoid cyst/tumor in my brain that required removal, my family and I were shaken, and unsure where to turn. From everyone's research, we found Dr. Sisti at Columbia Presbyterian, who had the most...Read More
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Let me preface this by saying, look no further!! I met Dr. Sisti in 2007 much to my chagrin, after being told I needed immediate surgery to remove a very large meningioma that had great potential to ruin my life as I know it. I tell you to look no further because people don't have time for nonsense...Read More
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On this day one year ago, I underwent surgery to remove a benign meningioma. Twelve months have passed, and it’s been quite a year. First, I would like to thank Dr. Michael Sisti and his team for performing what can only be described as god given talent. The whole staff was very supportive...Read More
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