John M. Abrahams, M.D.

Co-Director, Neurological Surgery

Dr. John Abrahams treats disorders of the brain and spine as BSSNY President. He is the author of numerous patents, has authored over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, and given lectures at many national and local meetings. In addition to being BSSNY President, he is also Northern Westchester Hospital’s Co-Director of the Spine Section of the Orthopedic and Spine Institute. In 2009, he founded and now runs the Westchester Neuroscience Research Foundation. The Foundation is currently funding a project in conjunction with the Department of Pathology at New York Medical College studying the genomic profile of malignant brain tumors.

Dr. Abrahams has a background in biomedical engineering and been quite active as a biomedical entrepreneur, and has founded numerous biomedical companies including EndoMedix, AsiloMedix, Connectiphi, and Osteomedix. Dr. Abrahams’ most recent project is a surgical robotic device for brain surgery.

Dr. Abrahams was named President of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York in 2015 and was recently named one of the “Top 10 Spine, Orthopedic Surgeon Tech Entrepreneurs to Know” by Becker’s Spine Review. To read the article, click here.

Seth L. Neubardt, M.D.

Co-Director, Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Seth Neubardt is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon who completed a combined Orthopedic-Neurosurgical Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at New York’s prestigious NYU Hospital.

As an orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Neubardt’s understanding of bone tissue and the basic mechanical structure of the spine complements the neurosurgical expertise of his partner, Dr. Jack Stern, in the operating room. A prolific inventor, Dr. Neubardt holds numerous medical patents, including a patented procedure to safely insert spinal screws now used worldwide. In addition, he has been a major contributor to the advancement of minimally invasive spinal surgery technology.

In practice since 1991, Dr. Neubardt is actively involved in the Association for Ethical Spine Surgeons. He joined Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York in 1999 and is responsible for developing its non-surgical back and neck pain treatment practice, Spine Options.