Jared Knopman, M.D.

Neurological Surgery
Jared Knopman

Jared Knopman, MD, is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine. He is one of the few neurosurgeons in New York City with dual expertise in both open neurosurgical as well as minimally invasive interventional techniques for the treatment of neurologic disease. This affords him a unique perspective in determining the optimal treatment for each individual patient's needs, while employing the most cutting-edge technologies.


Dr. Knopman sees patients at two offices; please confirm the location of your appointment before you arrive.

1305 York Avenue (@70th Street); New York, NY

156 William Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY


Dr. Knopman received a B.S. and graduated Cum Laude and with Honors from Northwestern University. Dr. Knopman received an M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was elected to the AOA honor society. Dr. Knopman did his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at Weill Cornell Medical College/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Knopman did specialized fellowship training in endovascular neurosurgery/interventional neuroradiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He has surgical and interventional expertise in treating a diverse array of diseases of the brain and spine.

Dr. Knopman has extensive research experience in the area of minimally invasive neurosurgery and has published both articles and book chapters pertaining to the treatment of degenerative spinal disease, brain tumors, and aneurysms utilizing the most innovative, least invasive approaches. He was one of the original contributors and authors of a novel trial of super-selective treatment of malignant brain tumors using targeted chemotherapy, as featured in The New York Times. He has lectured both nationally and internationally. Dr. Knopman was awarded the prestigious CNS/Micrus Endovascular Neurosurgery grant for his research in vascular disease.

For more information, visit Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center.


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]



· Knopman J, Desai NS, Seedial SM, Mubita L, Huang C, Boockvar JA. Free nasoseptal mucosal flap for endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal skull base surgery: Results and operative technique. (SUBMITTED)

· Santillan A, Knopman J, Zink W, Patsalides A, Gobin YP. Transluminal balloon angioplasty for symptomatic distal vasospasm refractory to medical therapy in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery, 2011

· Chater-Cure G, Hoffman C, Knopman J, Rhee S, Souweidane MM. Endoscopy-assisted removal of periorbital inclusion cysts in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. (2):161-4, 2011.

· Boockvar JA, Tsiouris AJ, Hofstetter CP, Kovanlikaya I, Fralin S, Kesavabhotla K, Seedial SM, Pannullo SC, Schwartz TH, Stieg P, Zimmerman RD, Knopman J, Scheff RJ, Christos P, Vallabhajosula S, Riina HA. Safety and maximum tolerated dose of superselective intraarterial cerebreal infusion of bevacizumab after osmotic blood-brain barrier disruption for recurrent malignant glioma: Clinical arfticle. J Neurosurg 114(3):624-32, 2011

· Patsalides A, Knopman J, Santillan A, Tsiouris AJ, Riina H, Gobin YP. Endovascular treatment of spinal arteriovenous lesions: beyond the dural fistula. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Nov 24.

· Knopman J, Zink W, Patsalides A, Riina HA, Gobin YP. Secondary clinical deterioration after successful embolization of a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: a plea for prophylactic anticoagulation. Interv Neuroradiol. 16(2):199-203, 2010.

· Molinterno J, Knopman J, Parikh K, Hartl R, Boockvar JA. Results and Risk Factors for Recurrence Following Single-Level Tubular Lumbar Microdiscectomy. J Neurosurg Spine 12(6): 680-686, 2010.

· Riina HA, Knopman J, Greenfield JP, Fralin S, Gobin YP, Tsiouris AJ, Souweidane MM, Boockvar JA. Balloon-assisted superselective intra-arterial cerebral infusion of bevacizumab for malignant brainstem glioma: A technical note. Interv Neuroradiol. 16(1):71-6, 2010.

· Santillan A, Zink WE, Knopman J, Riina HA, Gobin YP. Early endovascular management of oculomotor nerve palsy associated with posterior communicating artery aneurysms. Interv Neuroradiol. 16(1):17-21, 2010.

· Santillan A, Zink W, Knopman J, Riina H, Gobin YP. Balloon-assisted technique for trapped microcatheter retrieval following onyx embolization: A case report. Interv Neuroradiol. 15(4):453-5, 2009.

· Tomasino A, Parikh K, Steinberger J, Knopman J, Boockvar J, Härtl R. Tubular microsurgery for lumbar discectomies and laminectomies in obese patients: operative results and outcomes. Spine 34 (18): E664-72, 2009.

· Knopman J, Sigounas D, Huang C, Kacker, Schwartz TH, Boockvar JA. Combined Supraciliary and Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Resection of Frontal Sinus Mucoceles: Technical note. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 52 (3): 149-51, 2009.

· Knopman J, Tsiouris AJ, Souweidane MM. Atraumatic Epidural Hematoma secondary to a Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Novel Finding. J Neurosurg Pediatr 2 (6): 416-419, 2008.

· Parikh K, Tomasino A, Knopman J, Boockvar J, Härtl R. Operative results and learning curve: microscope-assisted tubular microsurgery for 1- and 2-level discectomies and laminectomies. Neurosurg Focus 25 (2): E14, 2008.

· Sehba FA, Mustafa G, Knopman J, Friedrich V, Bederson, JB. Acute alterations in Microvascular basal lamina after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery 101: 633-640, 2004.


· Knopman J, Souweidane MM. (2008) Endoscopic Assisted Removal of Periorbital Inclusions Cysts. (AANS/CNS Pediatric Neurosurgery Section).

· Knopman J, Meyrowitz S, Boockvar JA, Hartl R. (2007) Tubular microsurgery for lumbar disc herniation and spinal stenosis-Clinical results and complication rate. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.

· Sehba F.A, Knopman J., Mustafa G., and J.B. Bederson. (2003) Activation of microvascular collagenases after acute subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Society for Neurosciences 29: 100.6

· Knopman J., Sehba F.A, Mustafa G., and J.B. Bederson. (2003) Microvascular collagenases are acutely activated after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). 44th National Student Research Forum Poster # 16.

· Sehba F. A., Mustafa G., Knopman J., Friedrich V., and J.B. Bederson. (2003) Microvascular basal lamina is compromised after acute subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). 28th International Stroke Conference Program Number: P96.

· Tang Y., Knopman J., Lamb R.A., and L.H. Pinto. (2001) Effect of altered pHin on properties of M2 ion channel of influenza A. 44th National Biophysical Society Meeting.

Book Chapters

· Howard A. Riina, Jared Knopman, Athos Patsalides, and Y. Pierre Gobin. Managing carotid injury during transsphenoidal surgery. Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery, Thieme Medical Publishers, IN PRESS.

· Knopman J, Hartl R. Encyclopedia for Public Health: Head Trauma, 2008

Tang Y, Venkataraman P, Knopman J, Lamb RA, Pinto LH. Viral Membrane Proteins: Structure, Function, and Drug Design. Edited by Wolfgang B. Fischer. The M2 Proteins of Influenza A and B Viruses are Single-Pass Proton Channels, 2005.

Honors and Awards

2009 CNS/Micrus Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship for Research

2007 Medtronic Resident Grant

Merck Manual Award to Outstanding Students in Medical Studies, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Alpha Omega Alpha, Lambda Chapter, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

American Stroke Association Medical Student Scholarship for research

Mount Sinai Medical Student Scholarship for research

Northwestern University Class Honors, Cum laude

Northwestern University Departmental Honors, Biological Sciences

Northwestern University Dean's list

Northwestern Erwin Macey Scholarship in the Life Sciences for independent research

Northwestern College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship for independent research

Northwestern University Weinberg Scholar

Golden Key National Honor Society, Northwestern University

National Society for Collegiate Scholars, Northwestern University