Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD Specialties: Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery, Interventional Spine Care, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD
Specialties: Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery, Interventional Spine Care, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
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1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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About Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD

Jeffrey Greenfield, MD, PhD is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery. In addition he sees certain adult patients with congenital neurosurgical conditions. Compassionate clinical care, research, and education are all central to his philosophy as a neurosurgeon and physician.As creator and director of the Chiari CARE program, Dr. Greenfield has developed an international reputation caring for children and adults with Chiari malformation, tethered cord, syringomyelia, and other associated conditions such as craniocervical instability, CSF leaks, and hydrocephalus as part of a large multidisciplinary team. Dr. Greenfield is a strong proponent of the unique concept of transitional neurosurgery – caring for patients with specific conditions from childhood through adulthood.Dr. Greenfield also directs the pediatric skull base surgery program, evaluating and removing tumors of the pituitary gland region and skull base such as craniopharyngiomas with minimally invasive endoscopic tools. Dr. Greenfield is also expert in utilizing minimally invasive ventricular endoscopy of the brain to treat tumors, hydrocephalus, and cysts within the ventricles, and intraoperative brain and spine mapping and imaging to care for children with benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine.Dr. Greenfield sees patients at:1305 York Avenue (at 70th Street) Brain and Spine Center, 9th Floor New York, NY 10065Find out more about:The Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine CenterThe Children's Brain Tumor ProjectMaking an AppointmentWhat Parents Need to Know

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation

  • Baclofen Pump Implantation

  • Chiari Malformation

  • Congenital

  • Congenital Hydrocephalus

  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery

  • Endonasal Endoscopic Tumor Surgery

  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery

  • Gliomas

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Hydrocephalus In Newborn

  • IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

  • Intraventricular Endoscopic Neurosurgery

  • Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • Lipoma

  • Medulloblastoma

  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery

  • Myelomeningocele

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors

  • Pediatric Hydrocephalus

  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Pineal Tumor

  • Pituitary Tumors

  • Plagiocephaly

  • Pseudotumor Cerebri

  • Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome

  • Repair of Scoliosis In Pediatric Patient

  • Scoliosis Correction

  • Scoliosis Deformity of Spine

  • Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

  • Spasticity

  • Spasticity Treatment

  • Spina Bifida

  • Spinal Cord Tumor

  • Spine Injury

  • Tethered Cord

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

  • Traumatic Brain Injury


  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery