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Gandhi, Chirag, MD, FACS, FAANS 
Director, Neurosurgery, Westchester Medical Center and Professor and Chair, Neurosurgery, New York Medical College

Gandhi, Chirag
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Language(s): English, Gujarati, Hindi
Department: Neurosurgery
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurological Surgeons
National Board of Medical Examiners

Dr. Chirag Gandhi is the Director of Neurosurgery at Westchester Medical Center and Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College. As one of the few dual-trained neurosurgeons in the country, he has an expertise in both cerebrovascular surgery as well as minimally-invasive endovascular neurosurgery.

The care that Dr. Gandhi provides is based on collaboration with other specialists as well as through joint decision-making with patients and families.

Dr. Gandhi is also a well-recognized leader in the field with over 150 research publications, books, and national appearances. He is an active member and leader in the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section, as well the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery. His various honors include Alpha Omega Alpha as well as the BrainLab Outstanding Clinical Study Award. Dr. Gandhi is the Program Director of the Neurosurgery Residency as well as the Neuro-Interventional Surgery Fellowship.

Research Interest:

  • Cerebral Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Revascularization Treatments
  • Outcomes in Neurovascular Surgery

Professional Societies:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section
  • Society of Neurointerventional Surgery
  • American Heart/Stroke Association
  • Neurosurgical Society of America

Clinical Trials:

  • Prenumbra PICS Trial
  • Prenumbra ACE Trial
  • Stryker WEAVE Trial
  • HUD Neuroform
  • HUD Enterprise
  • HUD Wingspan
  • HUD Onyx-500

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Medical School: Rutgers University- New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery, NY
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, NY
Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Radiology, NY
Neurointerventional Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Radiology, NY


Specialties: Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Oncology
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations
  • Intracranial and carotid atherosclerosis and stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Epistaxis
  • Vascular tumors of the brain and spinal cord


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