Justin Anthony Neira, MD

Specialties:
Neurological Surgery, Neurological Spine Surgery
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Languages

  • English

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708

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

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University / Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Canterbury District Health Board/Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Honors & Awards

2015 Alfred M. Markowitz Endowment for Scholars, Columbia University, Department of Surgery 

Research

Selected Publications

Neira J, Yun J, Meyers P, Winfree CJ. Clinical and radiographic score to assess malignant potential in peripheral nerve sheath tumors. (in prep)

D’Amico RS, Neira JA, Yun J, Alexiades N, Banu M, Englander ZK, Kennedy BC, Ung T, Rothrock RJ, Romanov A, Guo X, Zao B, Sonabend A, Canoll P, Bruce JN. “Validation of an effective implantable pump-infusion system for chronic convection-enhanced delivery of intracerebral topotecan in a large animal mode.” J Neurosurg. 2019;1-10. doi:10.3171/2019.3.JNS1963.

Goldstein HE, Neira JA, Banu M, Aldana PR, Braga B, Brockmeyer DL, DiLuna ML, Fulkerson DH, Hankinson TC, Jea AH, Lew SM, Limbrick DD, Martin J, Pahys JM, Rodriguez Rozzelle CJ, Tuite GF, Wetjen NM, and Anderson RCE. “Growth and alignment of the pediatric subaxial cervical spine following rigid instrumentation and fusion: a multicenter study of the Pediatric Craniocervical Society." Journal of Neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018;22(1):81-88. doi:10.3171/2018.1.PEDS17551.

Neira JA, McKhann GM 2nd. Intraventricular Thrombolytics in Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Their Role is not so Clear. Neurosurgery. 2017 May 1;80(5:N31-N33. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx104. PubMed PMID: 28586487.

Bowden SG, Neira JA, Gill BJA, Ung TH, Englander ZK, Zanazzi G, Chang PD, Samanamud J, Grinband J, Sheth SA, McKhann GM 2nd, Sisti MB, Canoll P, D'Amico RS, Bruce JN. Sodium Fluorescein Facilitates Guided Sampling of Diagnostic Tumor Tissue in Nonenhancing Gliomas. Neurosurgery. 2017 Jun 21. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx271. PubMed PMID: 28645214.

Neira JA, Ung TH, Sims JS, Malone HR, Chow DS, Samanamud JL, Zanazzi GJ, Guo X, Bowden SG, Zhao B, Sheth SA, McKhann GM 2nd, Sisti MB, Canoll P, D'Amico RS, Bruce JN. Aggressive resection at the infiltrative margins of glioblastoma facilitated by intraoperative fluorescein guidance. J Neurosurg. 2016 Oct 7:1-12.

Sims JS, Grinshpun B, Feng Y, Ung TH, Neira JA, Samanamud JL, Canoll P, Shen Y, Sims PA, Bruce JN. Diversity and divergence of the glioma-infiltrating T-cell receptor repertoire. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 21;113(25):E3529-37. doi:10.1073/pnas.1601012113.

Ung TH, Kellner C, Neira JA, Wang SH, D'Amico R, Faust PL, Canoll P, Feldstein NA, Bruce JN. The use of fluorescein sodium in the biopsy and gross-total resection of a tectal plate glioma. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Dec;16(6):732-5. doi: 10.3171/2015.5.PEDS15142. PubMed PMID: 26407010.

Sims JS, Ung TH, Neira JA, Canoll P, Bruce JN. Biomarkers for glioma immunotherapy: the next generation. J Neurooncol. 2015 Jul;123(3):359-72. doi: 10.1007/s11060-015-1746-9. Review.

Neira JA, Bruce JN, “Pineal Tumors.” Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery, 8th Edition. Ed. H.  Richard Winn. New York: Thieme, In Press.

Neira JA, Connolly ESC, “Indications for Carotid Endarterectomy in Patients with Asymptomatic and  Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis.” Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management, 7th Edition. Ed  Arthur El Day. New York: Thieme, 2020. 

Neira JA, D’Amico RD, Bruce JN. “Fluorescein and High-Grade Gliomas.” Fluorescein-Guided  Neurosurgery: Neuro-oncology and Cerebrovascular Applications. Ed. Constantinos G. Hadjipanayis and  Walter Stummer. New York: Thieme, 2019.

Tetzl D, Neira J, Ramirez J, Grossmann L. Clinical Gross Anatomy Dissection Manual. Ed. Paulette Bernd. New York: Columbia University, 2011.