Michael Ayad, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurological Surgery
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Michael Ayad, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurological Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Stroke
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Endovascular Surgery


Dr. Michael Ayad is the Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He is board-certified in neurosurgery and holds two U.S. patents for neurosurgical devices used in the operating room. Areas of expertise include intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid artery disease, Moyamoya disease, intracerebral hemorrhage, spinal vascular disorders and other types of cerebrovascular disease. He also has expertise in endovascular treatment of acute stroke.



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1994
  • B.S., Stanford University, 1981


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