Jared Knopman, M.D.

Neurological Surgery

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Biographical Info

Jared Knopman, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and interventional neuroradiologist who specializes in cerebrovascular disorders, including aneurysms, AVM’s, brain tumors, and carotid occlusive disease. He has expertise in embolization of aneurysms and AVM’s, carotid stenting/endarterectomy, and intra-arterial chemotherapy. He also performs spinal cord stimulation and microvascular decompression for chronic pain syndromes and trigeminal neuralgia. 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, which affords him a unique perspective in determining the optimal treatment for each individual patient's needs using the most cutting-edge technologies. Dr. Knopman has been named to the SuperDoctors Rising Stars list, a distinction afforded the top 2.5% of physicians in his field. His expertise is widely sought and he serves as a consultant to other neurosurgeons, travelling the country to proctor them in advanced stenting techniques for complex aneurysms.


Dr. Knopman sees patients at 1305 York Avenue (@70th Street); 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 neurosurgery.weillcornell.org.

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

Board Certifications
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Embolization of Intracranial Aneurysm
Intracranial Aneurysm Repair
Surgery, Intracranial Aneurysm
Presurgical Tumor Embolization
Brain Aneurysm Surgery
Intracranial Aneurysm
Spinal Disease
Microvascular Decompression
Spinal Cord Nerve Stimulator Implantation
Microvascular Decompression of Facial Nerve
Carotid Artery Disease
Embolization of Intracranial AV Malformation
Subdural Hematoma
Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy
Coil Embolization of Cerebral Aneurysm
Moya Moya Disease
Moya-Moya Disease
AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)
AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) Brain
Cerebral AVM
Cerebrovascular AVM
Brain AVM Repair
Aneurysm Repair
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
  • M.D.
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • B.A.
    Northwestern University
  • Associate Attending Neurological Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Radiology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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