Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD

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

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD
Specialties: Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Interventional Spine Care, Neurological Surgery
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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    1305 York Avenue
    New York, NY 10021
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    688 White Plains Rd
    Scarsdale, NY 10583

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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 10065~~~Find 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


  • Arachnoid Cyst

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

  • Chiari Malformation

  • Craniofacial Abnormalities

  • Craniofacial Deformities

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery

  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery

  • Glioma

  • Head and Neck Tumors

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Medulloblastoma

  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Myelomeningocele

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Pediatric Hydrocephalus

  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery

  • Pediatric Tumors

  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Pineal Region Tumors

  • Spasticity Treatment

  • Spina Bifida

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Spinal Injury

  • Spine Fusion Surgery

  • Tethered Cord

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Tumor of the Spinal Cord


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

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery