Dr. Raj Shrivastava, MD

Dr. Raj Shrivastava, MD

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Neurological Skull Base Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Shrivastava specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors, meningiomas and pituitary tumors. He has sub-specialty fellowship training in complex skull base surgery that entails the use of minimally invasive technologies. These consist of endoscopic, 3D and stereotactic navigation in order to safely remove difficult and "hard-to-reach" brain tumors. Dr. Shrivastava believes that patient-centered care, good clinical outcome and personalized treatment come first.Read more

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Dr. Shrivastava's Reviews

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Dr. Shrivastava'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Brooklyn, NY |
I highly recommend this incredibly skilled surgeon! I am a highly active yoga instructor and fitness trainer and was really beginning to think my career was over due to a severe disc herneation that was dangerously compressing the nerve roots controlling my bladder and bowels ( yikes), Every single part of the surgical and healing process has been precise and seamless! I am so grateful to Dr. Shrivastava for his care and for my return to the work I love so much! Endless thanks!
in Brentwood, NY |
LIAR will play down to get surgery, leaves patients in excruciating pain after surgery, serious incompetence in office, especially Barbara, left infected stitches in, unless you have a death wish stay away
in Brooklyn, NY |
I had neurosurgery in July 2016 to have a pituitary microadenoma removed. He was very kind, compassionate and considerate, taking the time to go through the entire process and answer all my questions. You can tell he really cares, which I found to be such a relief during an otherwise scary process. When scheduling mistakes took place, he apologized, looking me in the eye I could tell he meant it. I couldn't recommend him highly enough.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Shrivastava is a quiet yet assertive and friendly man and doctor. He speaks plainly and takes his time making patients comfortable. He listens carefully and makes sure your understanding of the situation is clear and complete.
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Dr. Shrivastava's Care Philosophy

Dr. Shrivastava specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors, meningiomas and pituitary tumors. He has sub-specialty fellowship training in complex skull base surgery that entails the use of minimally invasive technologies. These consist of endoscopic, 3D and stereotactic navigation in order to safely remove difficult and "hard-to-reach" brain tumors. Dr. Shrivastava believes that patient-centered care, good clinical outcome and personalized treatment come first.

Dr. Shrivastava says...

Dr. Shrivastava is an NIH funded Skull Base Surgeon who is working with an innovative team of scientists at Mount Sinai to use ultra-high field MRI to map and perform complex endoscopic surgery

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

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • MOST COMPASSIONATE PHYSICIAN AWARD, 2012
    • PATIENT'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER, 2012
    • USA& WORLD REPORT TOP NEUROSURGEON, 2012
    • CASTLE AND CONOLLY TOP DOCTOR NEW YORK, 2012
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    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University
  • Other Education
    Stanford University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis