Dr. Sean Lavine, MD

Dr. Sean Lavine, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sean Lavine, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 415

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Lavine's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lavine "Dr. Lavine dedicates his practice exclusively to diseases associated with the cerebrovascular system and to those diseases treated with Endovascular Neurosurgical and Interventional Neuroradiological Procedures. He was among the first surgeons in the country to complete training in these procedures after completing neurosurgical training. He serves as a Clinical Co-Director of Neuroendovascular Services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center . Together with Drs. Robert Solomon, E. Sander Connolly, Philip Meyers, Daniel Sahlein and Dorothea Altschul, Dr. Lavine and the Department offer comprehensive care of cerebrovascular and related diseases. Additionally, Dr. Lavine collaborates with all other members of the Department of Neurosurgery and many other specialties that recommend the use of minimally invasive endovascular and percutaneous procedures to the benefit of patients with a wide variety of conditions."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lavine "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Endovascular Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Southern California Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Univ of Southern California Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Southern California Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Sean Lavine, MD
Dr Lavine is caring and willing to listen to all of your concerns. Makes you feel like you are his only Patient. Highly recommend.
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