Dr. Yakov Gologorsky, MD.Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Dr. Gologorsky is a compassionate and caring neurosurgeon and specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery.
He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Chemistry. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating with top honors and as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. During his residency he was chosen to complete an infolded fellowship in Functional, Stereotactic, and Restorative Neurosurgery with an emphasis on the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease and Tremor, as well as psychiatric disorders, such as Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome, with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
After completing his residency, Dr. Gologorsky returned to Boston to pursue a fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital of the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gologorsky is a conservative surgeon, and will recommend surgery only when no other recourse is available. And, if surgery is necessary, he uses modern, minimally invasive techniques to minimize time in the hospital and maximize recovery.
Dr. Gologorsky continues to present at major national and international neurosurgical spine conferences. He has published more than 30 articles in various medical journals. He was awarded the Kalmon D. Post Research Prize for Excellence and Scholarship in Neurosurgery during his residency.
Dr. Gologorsky is involved in medical teaching and was given the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award in Humanism and Excellence in Teaching by the medical staff and students. He holds a position as Attending Neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is an active member of multiple Neurosurgical societies, both on a local and national level.