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Pediatric Vascular Program

Pediatric Vascular Program

Minimally Invasive Treatments

Pediatric neurosurgeons provide the full breadth of surgical treatment for vascular disorders in pediatric patients, such as arteriovenous malformations, fistulas, aneurysms and moyamoya. In addition to open cranial surgeries, we have extensive experience with less invasive endovascular treatments, in which a catheter is threaded through the groin or wrist into the blood vessels of the brain. This allows for clearer pictures of the blood vessels of the brain (a cerebral angiogram) or abnormal blood vessels may be intentionally closed off in a procedure called embolization. For vascular lesions such as arteriovenous malformations, endovascular embolization may reduce bleeding during a subsequent open cranial surgery. In addition, endovascular embolization may be a treatment for patients with fistulas or aneurysms.

Conditions We Treat

  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Dural arterio-venous fistulas
  • Cavernous malformations (cavernomas)
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Moyamoya
  • Vein of Galen Malformation

Contact Us

Phone: 914.775.5437
Fax: 914.650.5437

19 Bradhurst Avenue
Suite 3050 N
Hawthorne, NY 10532
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19 Baker Avenue
Medical Arts Pavilion
Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Our Providers

Muh, Carrie, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Surgical Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-vascular Program
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program

Pisapia, Jared, MD, MTR
Attending Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program
Surgical Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery Program
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program

Multi-Disciplinary Team

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Carrie Muh, MD
Jared Pisapia, MD

Endovascular Neurosurgery

Chirag Gandhi, MD
Justin Santarelli, MD
Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD

Radiation Oncology

Chitti Moorthy, MD
Saleh Nagwa, MD

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Aliza Gardenswartz, MD

Physician Assistant

Rachel Lehrer, PA