John Park, MD, PhD
John Park, MD, PhD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

John Park, MD, PhD

Neurological Surgery
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, more

Locations and Appointments


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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Downtown Flushing Multispecialty

136-56 39th Avenue
Floor 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY 11354
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Neurological Surgery

56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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Neurological Surgery

56-20 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Forest Hills Multispecialty

112-05 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY 11375
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About John Park, MD, PhD

Dr. John Park is the Chief of the Department of Neurological Surgery at NewYorkPresbyterian Queens and a Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. A board-certified and award-winning neurosurgeon, Dr. Park has particular expertise in the treatment of brain and spinal tumors, CSF leaks, 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. At the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, he is the co-Director of the CSF Leak Program. Dr. Park is the only neurosurgeon in Queens to be named a Castle Conolly Top Doctor as well as a New York Metro Super Doctor. Dr. Park received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude with honors, from Brown University and earned his MD and Ph.D. 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 fellowship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute


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Expertise

  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

  • Spine (all aspects)

  • Spine Care

  • Spine Fusion Surgery

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Education

  • Fellowship: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

  • Internship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

  • Medical School: Harvard University

  • Residency: Harvard/Children’s Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon

  • Attending Neurological Surgeon

  • Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

Education

  • Fellowship: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Residency: Harvard/Children’s Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Internship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Medical School: Harvard University

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
  • Attending Neurological Surgeon
  • Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery