Dr. Raj Shrivastava, MD

Dr. Raj Shrivastava, MD

Neurological Skull Base Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Raj Shrivastava, MD is a neurological skull base surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurological skull base surgery and neurosurgery.

5 E 98th St Fl 7

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

(212) 241-6147

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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. Shrivastava's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shrivastava performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Shrivastava performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shrivastava performs Brain Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Shrivastava performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Meningiomas
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shrivastava treats Meningiomas more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Shrivastava treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

Dr. Shrivastava's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acoustic Neuroma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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
Epidural Hematoma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Meningiomas
Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Surgery
Pituitary Tumor
Spina Bifida
Spine Disorders
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

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 c...

Specialties

  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
Stanford University
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Shrivastava's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shrivastava

4.2

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Shrivastava is best Neurosurgeon, we highly recommend him. My wife was diagnosed with Acoustic Neuroma/Meningioma. He is compassionate, explained the MRI report and surgery process. He patiently heard our health concern, answered our pre/post surgery questions. Though it was a long surgery, he...Read More
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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...Read More
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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
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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....Read More
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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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GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Humana
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MVP Health Care
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Oxford Health Plans
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UnitedHealthCare
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