John Park, MD, PhD

John Park, MD, PhD Specialties: Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neuro-Oncology

John Park, MD, PhD
Specialties: Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neuro-Oncology
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Flushing
136-56 39th Avenue
Floor 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY 11354
US
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About John Park, MD, PhD

Dr. John Park is the Chief of the Department of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. A board-certified and award-winning neurosurgeon, Dr. Park has particular expertise in the treatment of brain and spinal tumors and degenerative disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine. While at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, Dr. Park developed a national reputation for the surgical treatment of low-grade gliomas and recurrent malignant gliomas and served as the principal neurosurgeon for patients enrolled in NCI clinical trials for malignant gliomas. Before joining the faculty at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, Dr. Park founded and served as the medical director of the multidisciplinary Brain and Spinal Tumor Program at Cottage Health in Santa Barbara, now the largest such program on the central coast of California. While in Santa Barbara, he also had an active practice providing neurosurgical treatment for patients with neck and low back pain and other disorders of the spine.Dr. Park received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude with honors, from Brown University and earned his MD and PhD degrees at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Harvard at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital and completed a research fellowship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He received advanced spine training at Cleveland Clinic.


Expertise

  • Benign Brain Tumor

  • Brain Surgery

  • Brain Tumor

  • Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Brain Tumors

  • Degenerative Spine Disease

  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

  • Herniated Disc

  • Metastatic Brain Cancer

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Primary Brain Cancer

  • Scoliosis

  • Spinal Fusion

Education

  • Degrees: Brown University
  • Degrees: Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Surgery, Neurological