Jeffrey N Bruce, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
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Overview

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Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, craniopharyngiomas and pineal tumors. His surgical expertise includes extensive experience with minimally invasive techniques and stereotactic surgery as well as surgical alternatives such as radiosurgery. This broad expertise allows treatment to be tailored and optimized for individual patients according to their needs.

As Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Bruce leads an NIH-funded translational brain tumor research effort with interests in immunotherapy and drug delivery systems. In addition to his laboratory research interests, he is actively involved in experimental clinical protocols for the treatment of brain tumors.

Dr. Bruce's special interests include Brain Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Pituitary Tumors and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Chordoma Tumor
  • Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Endoscopic Brain Surgery
  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Head & Neck Tumors
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Meningioma
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmic Tumors
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pineal Tumor
  • Pituitary Neoplasm
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiosurgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Tumor Resection

Academic Appointments

  • Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery Research at the Columbia University Medical Center

Administrative Titles

  • Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs
  • Director, Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

710 West 168th Street
Suite 4-434
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Research Interests

  • Brain Tumor Drug Delivery
  • Molecular Biology, Gene Therapy & Angiogenesis