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Dr. Michael Schulder

Michael Schulder, MD is the Director of the Brain Tumor Center at the Northwell Neuroscience Institute, and Vice-Chairman of Neurosurgery at the North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center campus of Northwell Health, and Professor of Neurosurgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Schulder is the founding (and current) Program Director of the neurosurgical training program at the Zucker School of Medicine. He also serves as the Co-Director of the Northwell Health Center for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiation Therapy.


Dr. Schulder received his MD degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 1982. He completed his residency training in neurosurgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and trained in stereotactic neurooncology at Harvard Medical School and at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Schulder is an elected member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery, and of the Society of Neurological Surgeons.


Dr. Schulder has authored and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, along with numerous book chapters and meeting presentations. He is the editor of the Handbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, and a co-editor of Functional Neurosurgery. Dr. Schulder is the immediate Past President of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, a Director of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), which he also serves as the Historian, and the Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Neurosurgery Society. He has served as President of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, the Intraoperative Imaging Society, and as editor-in-chief of AANS Neurosurgeon, the socioeconomic publication of the AANS. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, the Journal of Neurooncology, and of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, and a reviewer for many other peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Schulder's academic interests have focused on applications of image guidance to improve outcomes in brain surgery, in particular for patients with brain tumors.

Dr. Michael Schulder
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