About Dr. Kaushik Das


Dr. Kaushik Das

Dr Kaushik Das is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College and Director of Neurosurgery Spine Section at Westchester Medical Center. In 2003 he became board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr Das completed his undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1989. He went on to attend medical school at the State University of New York in Brooklyn (Downstate) where he graduated cum laude in 1993 and was a member of AOA honor society. He then trained as a general surgery intern and neurosurgery resident at New York Medical College in Valhalla. After this he went on to complete a Spine Fellowship at the Barrow Neurologic Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2000 he returned to join the faculty at New York Medical College where he now holds a faculty appointment as an Associate Professor.

Dr Das is an active member of many professional organizations including CNS, AANS and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine. He has been faculty and directed numerous courses including the AANS Basics of Spine Stabilization course that is held annually for residents and fellows. See Dr. Kaushik Das’ list of selected publications.

Resume of Dr. Kaushik Das

 EDUCATION:
College: State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY;1985-1989Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Medical School: State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn,NY, M.D. cum laude, 1989-1993
Internship: General Surgery, Westchester County Medical Center/New YorkMedical College, July 1993- July 1994
Residency: Neurosurgery, New York Medical College Department of Neurosurgery, July 1994-July1999(William T. Couldwell MD,PhD, Program Director)Neurosurgery Resident, Westchester County Medical Center/New York Medical College,

July 1994-July 1996

Neurosurgery Chief Resident, St. Vincent’s Hospital, N.Y./ New York Medical College,

July 1996-July1997

Neurosurgery Chief Resident, Westchester Medical Center/ New York Medical College,

July 1998-July1999

Fellowship: Spinal Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s HospitalPhoenix, AZ. July1999-July 2000 (Director Volker KH Sonntag, MD)
Academic Appointments:
  Associate Professor Department of Neurosurgery,New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Director of Spine Surgery Westchester Medical Center

Chief of Neurosurgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester

Hospital Affiliations:
  Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY
  Northern Westchester, Mount Kisco NY
 Honors and Awards:

 

1993 Jadwin Honor Scholarship
1992 NIH Student Research Fellowship
Board Certification:
2003 American Board of Neurological Surgeons 
1994 National Board of Medical Examiners
Society Memberships:
  Congress of Neurological SurgeonsAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons

Joint Section of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Joint Section of Neurotrauma and Critical Care

Joint Section of History

American Medical Association

Alpha Omega Alpha