Dr. Yakov Gologorsky, MD

Dr. Yakov Gologorsky, MD

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Dr. Yakov Gologorsky, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Englewood, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

309 Engle St

Englewood, NJ 07631

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(201) 569-7737

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Low Back Pain
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more than 78% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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more than 73% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 73% of peers

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Dr. Gologorsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gologorsky "He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Chemistry. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating with top honors and as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. During his residency he was chosen to complete an infolded fellowship in Functional, Stereotactic, and Restorative Neurosurgery with an emphasis on the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Tremor, as well as psychiatric disorders, such as Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome, with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). After completing his residency, Dr. Gologorsky returned to Boston to pursue a fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital of the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gologorsky is a conservative surgeon, and will recommend surgery only when no other recourse is available. And, if surgery is necessary, he uses modern, minimally invasive techniques to minimize time in the hospital and maximize recovery. Dr. Gologorsky continues to present at major national and international neurosurgical spine conferences. He has published more than 30 articles in various medical journals. He was awarded the Kalmon D. Post Research Prize for Excellence and Scholarship in Neurosurgery during his residency. Dr. Gologorsky is involved in medical teaching and was given the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award in Humanism and Excellence in Teaching by the medical staff and students. He holds a position as Attending Neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is an active member of multiple Neurosurgical societies, both on a local and national level."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gologorsky "Dr. Gologorsky is a conservative surgeon, and will recommend surgery only when no other recourse is available. And, if surgery is necessary, he uses modern, minimally invasive techniques to minimize time in the hospital and maximize recovery."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gologorsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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After days of extreme nerve pain, my husband ended up in the ER in agony and worried about his options. Dr Gologorsky urgently assisted him and went above and beyond to help us. He performed an emergency microdiscectomy on my husband soon thereafter. He was very attentive to my husbands needs, ...Read More
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Ingrid and Karim – Sep 13, 2018
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I was referred to Dr. Gologorsky for a severe herniated disc in which I was in significant, crippling pain. Dr Gologorsky was so professional, compassionate and expertly knowledgeable to my situation. I could not ask for a better surgery result. Immediately I was virtually pain free and now 6...Read More
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Bruce Abramson – Aug 19, 2018
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Excellent neurosurgeon. All my pain is gone after he operated on a cervical disc which was giving me lots of pain. The procedure was uncommonly complex and delicate and only one of the best could do it successfully. I am so very glad I chose Dr. Golokorsky. In addition, he has a great personality...Read More
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Paul B. in North Bergen, NJ – Aug 17, 2018
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If you are lucky enough to be having Dr. Gologorsky for a surgeon you will not be disappointed. He is a genuine healer and cares about his patients. He has the expertise and education to execute. He was able to diagnose, formulate an action plan, coordinate his team, and execute effectively....Read More
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Patrick in New Milford, NJ – Aug 17, 2018
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I was delighted at the exceptional medical care that I received by Dr. Gologorsky and his staff on multiple levels. Dr. Gologorsky's medical diagnosis, personal follow up, and generosity with his time combined with the caring office personnel made the process outstanding.
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Ronit in Annandale, NJ – Aug 16, 2018
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