Raj Shrivastava

Raj Shrivastava, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Otolaryngology

Specialty:

Neurological Surgery

Research Topics:

Brain, Brain Imaging, Computer Simulation, Neural Networks, Neuroscience

Dr. Shrivastava specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors, meningiomas, and pituitary tumors. He has sub-specialty fellowship training in complex skull base surgery that entails the use of minimally invasive technologies.  These consist of endoscopic, 3D and stereotactic navigation in order to safely remove difficult and "hard-to-reach" brain tumors.  He has been active in the advancement and development of these technologies through clinical research which has resulted in several national peer-reviewed publications and awards.  Dr. Shrivastava lectures nationally and internationally where he has been invited as a guest Professor and Lecturer.  He has also been active in the North American Skull Base Society where he has worked on the Scientific Advisory Board.  He has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery Journals in the sub-specialty area of skull base and endoscopic surgery. 

Most importantly, however, Dr. Shrivastava believes that patient-centered care, good clinical outcome and personalized treatment comes first, this will always be the first priority.

Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus


Education

BS, MS, Stanford University

MD, University of Pennsylvania

Internship, Surgery (General), Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Skull Base Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center