Edwin Chang, MD,
Interim Director of Neurosurgery
& John S. Shiau, MD
The Neurosurgery Division at Staten Island University Hospital consists of five senior neurosurgeons, all certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
The Neurosurgical Service provides current, up-to-date treatment for a variety of neurosurgical problems including brain tumors, spinal tumors, degenerative spinal diseases including discs, perpheral nerve diseases, head injury and pain.
The Neurosurgical Division is equipped with state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology including microscopy, endoscopy, stereotaxy and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring.
The neurosurgeons work in close collaboration with dedicated neurologists, neuro-radiologists, neuro-pathologists and neuro-anesthesiologists.
Patients are cared for after surgery in closely monitored quarters under the supervision of intensive care specialists.