Jayson A. Neil, MD FAANS
Areas of Specialty
Brain tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors)
Spine tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors)
Skull base neurosurgery
Cerebrovascular surgery including aneurysm and arteriovenous malformation (AVM) Treatment
Degenerative disc disease (cervical and lumbar)
Complex spine surgery (degenerative spine disease, degenerative scoliosis, spinal instrumentation and reconstruction)
Peripheral Nerve Surgery (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Neuropathy)
Cranio-cerebral and Spine trauma
Dr. Jayson A. Neil is fellowship trained in skull base/cerebrovascular surgery and complex spine surgery. Dr. Neil received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah with honors, graduating summa cum laude. He subsequently attended medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY which included training in pediatric neurosurgery at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Neil received one year of subspecialty training in complex spine surgery including degenerative spine, revision, deformity, and spine/spinal cord surgery under Dr. Kaushik Das at Westchester Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Neil also pursued one year of additional training in skull base and cerebrovascular surgery under Dr. William Couldwell at the University of Utah.
Dr. Neil currently holds the following appointments:
- Chairman of Department of surgery at Research Medical Center
- Chairman of Neuroscience for HCA Midwest Division
Education and Credentials
Skull Base Surgery Fellowship under Dr. William T. Couldwell MD, PhD, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah and Past President of AANS
7/1/2014-6/30/2015 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Infolded Spine Surgery Fellowship with under Dr. Kaushik Das MD, Director of Spine at New York Medical College
7/1/2013-6/30/2014 New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Medical School (Degree: MD): Elected as Member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
8/2004-5/21/2008 New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Undergrad Education: Graduated Summa Cum Laude
University and Department Honors Degrees with Thesis, 3.98 GPA
Degree: B.S. Psychology Honors Degree with Chemistry Minor
8/2000-5/2004 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
Accredited Neurosurgery Residency Training Program under Dr. Raj Murali MD, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and Program Director
Spine Surgery Fellowship performed during residency
7/1/2008-6/30/2014 New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Publications and Presentations
Journal Articles (in peer reviewed journals)
Jeevan D, Mohammed S, LaBagnara M, Neil JA, Hillard V. “Malignant carotid body tumor presenting with myelopathy: a case report and review of literature.” J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Jan 1:1-4.
Neil J, Shannon C, Mohan A, Laurent D, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. “ATP-site binding inhibitor effectively targets mTORC1 and mTORC2 complexes in glioblastoma multiforme.” Int J Oncol. 2016 Mar;48(3):1045-52.
Bowers CA, Taussky P, Park MS, Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “Rescue microsurgery with bypass and stent removal following Pipeline treatment of a giant internal carotid artery terminus aneurysm.” Acta Neruochir (Wien). 2015 Dec; 157(12):2071-5.
Ravindra V, Neil JA, Shah L, Schmidt R, Bisson E. “Surgical management of traumatic frontal sinus fractures: Case series from a single institution and literature review.” Surg Neurol Int 6:141, 2015.
Neil JA, Orlandi RR, Couldwell WT. “Malignant fungal infection of the cavernous sinus.” Journal of Neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2015 Aug 28:1-5.
Karsy M, Guan J, Sivakumar W, Neil JA, Mahan M, Jensen R. “The genetic basis of intradural spinal tumors and the impact on clinical treatment.” Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Aug;39(2):E3.
Couldwell WT, Cutler A, Neil JA. “Left pterional craniotomy for thrombectomy and clipping of ruptured left MCA giant aneurysm.” Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jul;39 Video Suppl 1:V1.
Neil JA, Laurent D, Das K, Mehta H. “Retrograde cysto-myelogram: Case Report.” Surg Neurol Int 2015;6:S124-6.
Karsy M, Sivakumar W, Neil JA, Guan J, Moy F, Mahan M, Jensen R. “Meta-analysis of the Effect of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase 1 and 2 Mutation on Glioblastoma Prognosis.” Contemp Neurosurg. 2015 March; 37:5.
Mazur MD, Neil JA, Agarwal C, Jensen RL, Couldwell WT. “Surgical management of a transosseous meningioma with invasion of torcula, superior sagittal sinus, transverse sinus, calvaria, and scalp.” Surg Neurol Int 2015;6:40.
Ravindra V, Neil JA, Mazur M, Park M, Couldwell WT, Taussky P. “Motion-related vascular abnormalities at the craniocervical junction: Illustrative case series and literature review.” Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Apr;38(4):E6.
Karsy M, Neil JA, Guan J, Mahan M, Colman H, Jensen R. “A practical review of prognostic correlations of molecular biomarkers in glioblastoma.” Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Mar;38(3):E4.
Couldwell WT, Neil JA. “Far-lateral approach for surgical treatment of fusiform posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm.” Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jan;38(VideoSuppl1):Video10.
Jhanwar-Uniyal M, Gillick JL, Neil JA, Tobias M, Thwing Z,Murali R. “Distinct signaling mechanisms of mTORC1 and mTORC2 in Glioblastoma Multiforme: A tale of two complexes.” Adv Biol Regul. 2014 Sep 18. pii: S2212-4926(14)00043-8.
Neil JA, Li D, Stiefel MF, Hu YC. “Symptomatic De novo Arteriovenous Malformation in an Adult: Case Report and Review of the Literature.” Surg Neurol Int. 2014; 5:148.
Jeevan DS, Neil JA, Tobias M. “Hemorrhagic Ganglioglioma of the Posterior Fossa: A Case Report.” Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013;49(1):33-7.
Jhanwar-Uniyal M, Jeevan D, Neil JA, Shannon C, Albert A, Murali R. “Deconstructing mTOR complexes in regulation of glioblastoma multiforme and its stem cells.” Adv Biol Regul. 2013 May;53(2):202-10.
Omeis I, Neil JA, Murali R, Abrahams JM. “Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm Using Biodegradable Controlled-Release Systems for Intracranial Drug Delivery.” 2008 Dec; 63(6):1011-9.
Creem-Regehr SH, Neil JA, Yeh H, Lee JN. “Neural Correlates of Two Imagined Egocentric Transformations.” 2007; 35, 916-927.
Non-peer Reviewed Articles
Neil JA, Gillick J, Das K. “Surgical Treatment of Odontoid Fractures: A Review.” Curr Orthop Pract. May/June 2012; 23(3):166-171.
Couldwell WT, Neil JA. “” Epocrates Online. https://online.epocrates.com/u/2911730
/Meningioma. Updated January 6 2015.
Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “The Recurrence of Intracranial Meningiomas after Surgical Treatment – by Donald Simpson.” Editorial in CNS Essential Papers in Neurosurgery. (In Press)
Liu JK, Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “Petrosal Approach for Resection of Petroclival Meningiomas.” Neurosurgical Operative Atlas: Neuro-Oncology, 3rd Edition, Thieme, New York. (In Press)
Neil JA, Couldwell WT. Editorial; “The Recurrence of Intracranial Meningiomas after Surgical Treatment” by Donald Simpson. In CNS Essential Papers in Neurosurgery (ed. Bendok B, Ghogawala Z, El Tecle N, Ragel B, Asthagiri A, Resnick D). (In Press)
Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “Surgical Management of sellar and suprasellar tumors.” In Oxford Textbook of Neurosurgery, Oxford University Press. (In Press)
Neil JA, Mazur M, Couldwell WT. “Planum and Olfactory Groove Meningioma.” Current Management of Central Nervous System Meningiomas, Nova Publishers. (In Press)
Sivakumar W, Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “Pituitary Macroadenomas: Transsphenoidal Approach, Microsurgical and Endoscopic.” Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Brain, 2nd Edition, Thieme, New York. (In Press)
Murali R, Jeevan DS, Neil JA, Linstrom CJ. Vascular Tumors of the Skull Base including Jugular Foramen Lesions, their Management, and Petrous Apex Lesions, In: Total Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, AP Sclafani Ed. Thieme, New York. 1064-1072, 2015.
Manuscripts in Preparation
Neil JA, Shelton C, Couldwell WT. “Left transtemporal approach for resection of cranial nerve VI and VII tumors with reconstruction of cranial nerve VII using a sural nerve interposition graft. (Submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery)
Neil JA, Krisht KM, Couldwell WT. (Interhemispheric approach for excision of callosal marginal dissecting aneurysm with end-to-end anastomosis.” (Submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery)
Krisht KM, Neil JA, Couldwell WT. “Comprehensive review of cranio-orbital, orbitocranial, and transorbital approaches with case illustration.” (Submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery)
Neil JA, Garber S, Couldwell WT. “Management of complex pediatric chordoma.” (Submitted to Neurosurgery)
Ronecker JS, Neil JA, LaBagnara M, Das K. “Inadvertent Intramedullary Injection During Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection: Case Report and Review of the Literature.” (Submitted)
Neil JA, Wang A, Mohan A, Murali R. “Neonatal Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Coarctation of the Aorta.” (Submitted)
Neil JA, Jeevan DS, Tobias M, Zablow B, Mohan A, Stiefel MF. “Onyx Embolization of a Choroid Plexus Papilloma in a 4-month Old Infant.” (Submitted)
Neil JA. Hemicraniectomy: Indications, evidence, and complications. Lende Conference, Snowbird, UT. 2016.
Neil JA, Karsy M, Sivakumar W, Guan J, Mahan M. Genetic and Molecular Targets of Intradural Spinal Cord Tumors and Their Clinical Applications. CNS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2015.
Karsy M, Neil JA, Guan J, Sivakumar W, Mahan M, Colman H, Jensen R. Meta-Analysis of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase 1 and 2 Mutation on Glioblastoma Prognosis. Lende Conference, Snowbird, UT. 2015.
Garber S, Neil JA, House P. The Use of Rotem in Evaluating the Coagulation Status of Neurosurgical Trauma patients. Lende Conference, Snowbird, UT. 2015.
Neil JA. Approaches to the third ventricle. Invited Presentation at Resident Lecture Series. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2014.
Neil JA, LaBagnara M, Hillard V, Das K. Multi-level Standalone ACDF versus Allograft and Plate: Impact of Operative Time and Implant Cost on Overall Operative Cost. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. 2014.
Neil JA, Shannon C, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Effective and selective targeting of cancer stem cells of glioblastoma multiforme using novel mTORC1/2 kinase inhibitors. EANS Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel. 2013.
Shannon C, Neil JA, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Concurrent treatment of stem cell therapy with Curcumin and Epigallocatechin gallate synergistically improves recovery from spinal cord injury. Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 2013.
Neil JA, Stiefel M, Murali R. Hemicraniectomy—Indications, Evidence, and Complications. Presentation at Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. 2013.
Neil JA, Shannon C, Tobias M, Braun A, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Effective and selective targeting of glioblastoma multiforme using an active-site inhibitor of mTORC1/mTORC2 kinase. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2012; 53, #902.
Neil JA, Tobias M, Braun A, Murali R, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Targeting glioblastoma multiforme with PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway inhibitors. 80th Annual AANS Meeting, Miami, FL. 2012.
Neil J, Gillick J, Hu Y, Stiefel M, Zablow B, Murali R. Clipping vs. coiling of brain aneurysms—what is the cumulative evidence thus far? Presentation at Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. 2012.
Labagnara M, Decker M, Moore B, Neil JA, Jeevan DS, Ormond DR, Marks S, Abrahams JM, Stiefel MF, Murali R. Utility and Feasibility of Platelet Sensitivity Assays to Identify Patients with Non-traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage Suitable for Transfusions. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 2011.
LaBagnara M, Decker M, Moore B, Neil JA, Jeevan D, Ormond DR, Abrahams JM, Murali R, Marini C, Stiefel MF. Utility of Platelet Sensitivity Assays in Traumatic Brain Injury. Oral Presentation Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 2011.
Jeevan D, Neil JA, Tobias M, Mohan A. Rapid Sequence Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Imaging Modality of Choice in the Post-Operative Period. 40th Annual AANS/CNS Pediatric Section Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. 2011.
Jeevan D, Neil JA, Tobias M, Mohan A, Stiefel M. Endovascular Embolization of Choroid Plexus Papillomas in Reducing Morbidity from Blood Loss. 40th Annual AANS/CNS Pediatric Section Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. 2011.
Jeevan D, Neil JA, Mohan A, Mehta H. Immediate post-operative imaging as an alternative to intraoperative MRI in the resection of pediatric tumors, our unique experience. Oral Presentation at the 39th Annual International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Meeting, Goa, India. 2011.
Mohan A, Neil JA, Jeevan D, Jhanwar-Uniyal M. Characterizing PI-3K/Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathways Associated with Growth and Dissemination of Medulloblastoma. Oral Presentation at the 39th Annual International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Meeting, Goa, India. 2011.
Jeevan D, Neil JA, Ronecker JA, Mohan A, Tobias M. Validity of Rapid Sequence Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Pediatric Brain Trauma. Oral Presentation at the 39th Annual AANS/CNS Pediatric Neurological Surgery Meeting, Cleveland, OH. 2010.
Shannon C, Jeevan D, Neil JA, Murali R. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Presentation at Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. 2010.
Jeevan D, Neil JA, Shannon C, Murali R. Intracerebral Hemorrhages. Presentation at Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. 2010.
Neil JA, Jeevan D, Mohan A, Murali, R. Management of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Lesions. Presentation at Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.
Neil JA, Hsiang JY, Creem-Regehr SH. Neural Correlates of Two Imagined Egocentric Transformations. Poster presented at the 12th Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, New York, NY. 2005.
Creem-Regehr SH, Sargent NM, Neil JA. Egocentric spatial transformations of bodies and body parts. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Kansas City, MO. 2002.