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Mount Sinai Hospital
Beginning in 2015, Mount Sinai Health System’s Department of Neurosurgery in New York partnered with TeamCindy to expand the scope of the event, and the race date was moved to September which is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.
Mount Sinai is a recognized leader in neurological and cerebrovascular surgery, offering advanced treatments for brain tumors, spinal disorders, stroke, brain aneurysms, epilepsy and other neurological disorders. Empowered by the most advanced technologies available, the Department of Neurosurgery aspires to make a lasting, global impact in patient care, research, and outcomes. With passion, imagination, and visionary ideas, we are driving the next-generation treatments for neurosurgical care.
Founded in 1914, Neurosurgery and Neurology at The Mount Sinai Hospital rank 12th in the nation for neurological surgery, according to the 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” issue of the U.S. News and World Report. Mount Sinai is the largest neurosurgery program in New York City with over 3,500 open surgical and 1,500 endovascular cases per year.
The Cerebrovascular Center at Mount Sinai is recognized as a leader in life-saving techniques for stroke, aneurysm, and intracerebral hemorrhage patients in New York and provides the highest quality treatments for vascular and related disorders of the brain, neck, and spine. Their multidisciplinary team of expert physicians – including J Mocco, MD, MS, Johanna T. Fifi, MD, Alejandro Berenstein, MD, Reade A. De Leacy, MD, Christopher P. Kellner, MD, Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, MD, PhD, Shahram Majidi, MD, Thomas J. Oxley, MD, PhD, and Joshua B. Bederson, MD – are world renowned and have repeatedly been true pioneers in the treatment and research for aneurysms, carotid artery stenosis, tumors, hemangiomas, and vascular malformations.