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Nicholas Post M.D.

Department of Neurosurgery

Tel: (718) 270-2111 • Fax: (718) 270-3922

Assistant Professor, Director of Neuro-oncology, Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery


University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Residency: New York University
Fellowship in Spinal Neurosurgery: New York University


Brain tumors, aneurysms, vascular malformations, peripheral nerve surgery, spinal cord tumors, tumors of the spinal column, spinal reconstruction.


Post NH, Cooper PR
Management of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors. Textbook of Neuro-oncology. Elsevier Publishers. (In Press).

Post N, Frempong-Boadu AK
Disc Disease of the Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine. Fessler RG, Sekhar L (eds.):
Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Thieme Publishers. 2006.

Post NH, Russell SM, Huang PP, Jafar JJ
Frame-based Stereotactic Resection of Subcentimeter Arteriovenous Malformation in Deep or Eloquent Regions of the Brain: Indications and Technique with Eight Consecutive Operations.
(Accepted to Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery).

Post NH, Wisoff JH, Thorne TH, Weiner HL
Transient Syringomyelia Leading to Acute Neurological Deterioration Following Repair of a Lipomyelomeningocele.
Neurosurgery. 2007 Aug;61(2):E426; discussion E426.

Russell SM, Post NH, Jafar JJ
Revascularizing the upper basilar circulation with saphenous vein grafts: operative technique and lessons learned.
Surgical Neurology. 2006 Sep;66(3):285-97.

Joseffer SS, Post NH, Cooper PR, Frempong-Boadu AK
Minimally Invasive Atlanto-Axial Fixation with a Polyaxial Screw-Rod Construct: Technique and Technical Case Report.
Neurosurgery. 2006 Apr;58(2 Suppl): ONS-E375; discussion ONS-E375.

Post NH, Cooper PR, Frempong-Boadu AK, Costa ME
The Unique Features of Herniated Discs at the Cervicothoracic Junction: Clinical Presentation, Imaging, Operative Management and Outcome After Anterior Decompressive Operation in Ten Patients.
Neurosurgery. 2006 March;58(3): 497-501.

Post NH, Russell SM, Jafar JJ
Role of Uncal Resection in Optimizing Trans-sylvian Access to the Basilar Apex: Cadaveric Investigation and Preliminary Clinical Experience in Eight Patients.
Neurosurgery. 2005 Apr;56(2 Suppl): 274-80; discussion 274-80.

Houten JK, Post NH, Dreyer JW, Errico TJ
Clinical and Radiographically/Neuroimaging Outcome in Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.
Neurosurgical Focus. 2006 March;20: 1-5.