Robert B. Snow, Ph.D., M.D.

Neurological Surgery

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Personal Statement

After beginning my career in neurological surgery caring for pediatric patients and adult patients with brain tumors, I became increasingly interested in caring for patients with disorders of the spine. I now exclusively treat adult patients with spinal conditions. Many of these patients ultimately improve without requiring surgical intervention. When an operation is indicated as the best solution to their problem, I emply microsurgical techniques whenever possible.

Biographical Info

Dr. Robert Snow is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has routinely been named to lists of Castle Connolly Top Doctors and New York magazine’s Best Doctors in New York. He has advanced skills and expertise in all areas of neurosurgery, with specialized training in spine surgery. Dr. Snow practices at NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine at the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care. He received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, then earned his MA and PhD at the University of Chicago. He received his MD from Stanford University, where he completed his general surgery internship, then completed his neurosurgical residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Snow has published dozens of peer-reviewed papers on a wide variety of neurosurgical topics; his work has appeared in journals including Neurosurgery, Surgical Neurology, Acta Radiologica, and the Journal of Spinal Disorders.

Board Certifications
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Spine Surgery
Herniated Disc
Degenerative Disc Disease
Acute Herniated Disc
Bulging Disc
Facet Arthropathy
Herniated Cervical Disc
Herniated Disc Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Herniated Intervertebral Disc
Herniated Intervertebral Disc of Lumbar Spine
Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
Herniated Vertebral Disc
Intervertebral Disc Herniation
Joint Pain
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Lumbar Disc Herniation With Radiculopathy
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis Surgery
Spinal Stenosis at L4-L5 Level
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region With Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar
Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Region
Spinal Stenosis, Other Region
Spinal Stenosis, Thoracic
Spine Degeneration
Spine Disorder
Spine Injury
Spine Pain
  • M.D.
    Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Ph.D.
    University of Chicago
  • M.A.
    University of Chicago
  • B.S.
    Syracuse University
  • Associate Attending Neurological Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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