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Mark Eisenberg, MD

Mark Eisenberg, MD

The Center for Cranial Base Surgery

Clinical Offices

900 Northern Blvd
Suite 260
Great Neck, NY 11021
Tel: (516) 773-7737
Fax: (516) 773-7751

Academic Appointments

  • Director, Skull Base Center, Cushing Neuroscience Institutes, North Shore-LIJ Health System, November 2010 to Present
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ, School of Medicine, November 2010 to Present
  • Chief, Department of Neurosurgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, December 15, 2007 to Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University, New York, NY, July 1 1996 to October, 2010
  • Instructor, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, July 1, 1994 to June 30, 1995, July 1, 1996 to December 31, 1997
  • Instructor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1996
  • Instructor, Elmhurst City Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, July 1, 1994 to June 30, 1995

About Mark Eisenberg MD

Dr. Mark Eisenberg is Director of the Cushing Neuroscience Institute Skull Base Center as well as Chief of Neurosurgery and the site Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is also an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Dr. Eisenberg has special expertise in skull base surgery and is an expert in the treatment of all neurosurgical diseases. He is regularly asked to lecture and teach courses in skull base surgery to other neurosurgeons. Dr. Eisenberg graduated medical school from the University of Miami-School of Medicine and completed his residency training in neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Following residency he completed a skull base surgery fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Eisenberg has numerous publications, including his textbook “The Cavernous Sinus, a Comprehensive Text.” Dr. Eisenberg is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Congress of Neurological Surgery (CNS), the AANS/CNS joint section of tumors and the North American Skull Base Society.

Education

  • Undergraduate - University of Miami, January, 1981 - May, 1984, Bachelor of Science
  • MD - University of Miami School of Medicine, August, 1984 - May, 1988, Doctor of Medicine

Internship

  • Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Miami, Florida, July, 1988 - June, 1989

Residency

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, New York, New York, July, 1989 - June, 1994

Fellowship Training

  • Research Fellowship, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, July 1994 - June, 1995
  • Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 1995 - June, 1996

Memberships

  • American Association of Neurologic Surgeons.
  • Congress of Neurologic Surgeons.
  • North American Skull Base Society.
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors.
  • American Medical Association.
  • New York County Medical Society.

Hospital Affiliations

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital at Forest Hills
  • New York Hospital of Queens
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • Long Beach Memorial Hospital
  • Franklin General Hospital
  • Peninsula General Hospital
  • St. Johns Episcopal Hospital

Books & Journals

  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O, (eds). The Cavernous Sinus: A Comprehensive Text. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2000.

Refereed Journals and Abstracts

  • Cartwright M, Eisenberg M. Arachnoid cysts presenting as an isolated XII nerve paresis: Case report. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery Vol. 93. pg. 69-72, 1991.
  • Iberti T, Fischer EP, Abalos A, Eisenberg M, Camins M. Vasopressin and altered hemostasis during neurosurgery. AANS Annual Meeting New Orleans LA. April, 1991.
  • Eisenberg M, Sundaresan N. Anterior transabdominal approach to tumors of the fifth lumbar vertebra. CNS Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fla. Oct , 1991.
  • Eisenberg M, Sundaresan N, Arbit E, Krol G. The ATSS titanium system for reconstruction and stabilization of the spine after vertebral body resection for spine tumors. AANS Annual Meeting, San Francisco. April, 1992.
  • Eisenberg M, Hughes, Digicianto, Sundaresan N. Anterior instrumentation of the thoraco-lumbar spine using the Kaneda system. AANS Annual Meeting, San Francisco. April, 1992
  • Oppenheim J, Eisenberg M, Casden A, Sundaresan N. Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation in the treatment of spinal tumors. AANS Annual Meeting, San Francisco. April, 1992.
  • Cartwright MJ, Eisenberg M. Tension pneumocephalus associated with rupture of a middle fossa encephalocele. Case report. J. Neurosurgery 76:292-295, 1992.
  • Oppenheim JS, Harrison MJ, Eisenberg MB, Fontanez M, Sundaresan N. Songer cables and cervical arthrodesis. Experience with 20 cases. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass. October, 1992.
  • Eisenberg M, Camins M. Diagnosis and treatment of cerebrospinal fluid fistulae. Surgical Rounds 16 (9): 689-693, 1993.
  • Eisenberg MB, Casden A, Sundaresan N, Sen C. Management and grafting of the vertebral artery in patients with cervical spine tumors. AANS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. April, 1994.
  • Sen C, Eisenberg M, Casden A, Sundaresan N, Catalano P. Management of the vertebral artery in excision of extradural tumors of the cervical spine. Neurosurgery 36(1): 106-116, 1995
  • Post KP, Eisenberg MB, Catalano P. Hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery: what factors influence outcome? Journal of Neurosurgery 83(2): 191-196, 1995
  • Harrison MJ, Eisenberg MD, Ullman J, Oppenheim JS, Camins MB, Post KP. Symptomatic cavernous malformations affecting the spine and spinal cord. Neurosurgery 37(2): 195-205, 1995
  • Bederson JB, Eisenberg MB. Resection and replacement of superior saggital sinus for treatment of parasaggital meningioma. Neurosurgery 37(5): 1015-1019, 1995
  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O, Yasargil MG. Lenticulostriate artery aneurysms: Operative strategies and microsurgical anatomy in 51 cases. CNS Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. October, 1996.
  • Yasargil MG, Eisenberg MB. Comment: Functional anatomic relationship between brainstem tumors and cranial motor nuclei. Neurosurgery 39(4):793, 1996.
  • Eisenberg MB, Haddad G, Al-Mefty O. Petrous apex cholesterol granulomas: evolution and management. Journal of Neurosurgery 86(5):822-829, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Woloschak M, Sen C, Wolfe D. Loss of heterozygosity in the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor gene in skull base chordomas and chondrosarcomas. Surgical Neurology. 47: 156-161, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Burson GT, Demonte F, Al-Mefty O. Benign non-menigeal tumors of the cavernous sinus. North American Skull Base Society 8th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. March 21 - 25, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Haddad G, Al-Mefty O. Radical removal of petrous apex cholesterol granulomas. North American Skull Base Society 8th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. March 21 - 25, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Pait TG. The history of the cavernous sinus. North American Skull Base Society 8th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. March 21 - 25, 1997.
  • Yasargil MG, Ugur T, Eisenberg MB. Comment: The transcallosal interforniceal approach to the third ventricle: anatomic and microsurgical aspects. Neurosurgery 40(5):981-982, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Burson GT, Al-Mefty O. Benign non-menigeal tumors of the cavernous sinus. Southern Neurosurgical Society 1997 Annual Meeting, Pinehurst, North Carolina. June 4 - 7, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB, Lopez R, Staneck E. Abscess Formation Within a Parasagittal Meningioma: Case Report. Journal of Neurosurgery 88(5): 895-897, 1998.
  • Razack N, Hyun J, Uneze A, Black K, Eisenberg M. Neurologic complications of cerebral angiography during the evaluation of intracranial aneurysms. American Society of Neuroradiology 1998 Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. May 18, 1998
  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O, DeMonte F, Burson GT. Benign Non-Meningeal Tumors of the Cavernous Sinus. Neurosurgery 44: 949-955, 1999.
  • Dickerman RD, Overby C, Eisenberg M, Hollis P, Levine M. The steroid responsive hiccup reflex arc: Competitive binding to the corticosteroid receptor? Neuroendocrinology Letters 24(3/4): 59-60, 2003.
  • Dickerman RD, Eisenberg MB. Preassembled method for insertion of Ommaya reservoir. J Surg Oncol 89(1):36-38, 2005
  • Colle K, Hollis P, Overby MC, Eisenberg M. 360 Degree Lumbar Fusion with Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique: results in 100 cases. Poster Presentation AANS/CNS Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve 2006 Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida. March 2006.
  • Morgan JT, Eisenberg MB, Scumpia AJ, and Breuer FU. Letter to the Editor Re: Psammomatous choroid plexus papilloma: Three cases with atypical characteristics. Surg Neurol; 68(5):579-581, 2007.
  • Arvind R, Eisenberg MB, Mansoor N. Nonfunctioning Prolactinoma Presenting With Proptosis and Widespread Local Extension in a 56-Year-Old Woman: Case Report and Review of Literature. Abstracts and Case Studies from the College of American Pathologists 2010 Annual Meeting. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; 134(9); 1283-1296
  • Rishi A, Black KS, Woldenberg RW, Overby MC, Eisenberg MB, Li YL. Microcystic meningioma presenting as a cystic lesion with an enhancing mural nodule in elderly women: report of 2 cases with review of literature. Abstracts and Case Studies from the College of American Pathologists 2010 Annual Meeting (POSTER No. 99). Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; 134(9): 1367, 2010.
  • Rishi A, Black KS, Woldenberg RW, Overby MC, Eisenberg MB, Li YL. Microcystic meningioma presenting as a cystic lesion with an enhancing mural nodule in elderly women: report of 2 cases with review of literature. Brain Tumor Pathology. 4: 335-9. 2011
  • Zhang X, Chen QH, Farmer P, Nasim M, Demopoulos A, Devoe C, Ranjan T, Eisenberg MB, Schulder M, Bi C, Li JY. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas in Immunocompetent Patients – North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Experience. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. June, 2012.

Invited Chapters and Presentations

  • Eisenberg MB, Camins M. Repair of Cerebrospinal fluid leaks: Intracranial Approach. Presented at Management of Base of Skull Lesions Conference. Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY. December 1, 1990.
  • Eisenberg MB, Harrison MJ, Ullman J, Morgello S, Post KP, Oppenheim J. Cavernous Hemangioms Affecting the Spine and Spinal Cord: Experience at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Presented at the 19th Annual Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, Snowbird, Utah. February, 1993.
  • Eisenberg MB, Onesti S, Post KP. Functioning Pituitary Tumors. Principles of Neurosurgery. Rengachary SS, Wilkins RH eds. Gower Publishers. 1994.
  • Eisenberg MB, Catalano P, Post KP. Management of Acoustic Neuromas. The Practice of Neurosurgery. Tindall GT, Cooper PR, Barrow DL eds. Williams & Wilkins Publishers. 1996.
  • Sen C, Eisenberg MB. Management of the Vertebral Artery During Excision of Extradural Tumors of the Cervical Spine. Neurosurgical Operative Atlas, Volume 5. Barrow DL ed. Vol 5 (2): 135 - 141. 1996.
  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O. Petrous Apex Cholesterol Granulomas. Contemporary Neurosurgery. Vol 19 (5). March, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Management of Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas: Cranial Nerve Injury & Recovery. Panel Discussant. North American Skull Base Society 8th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. March 21 - 25, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Moderator free paper presentation session. North American Skull Base Society 8th Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. March 21 - 25, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Skull Base Surgery. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, New York Hospital of Queens July 29, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Skull Base Surgery. Department of Family Medicine, Massepequa General Hospital, October 22, 1997
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Skull Base Surgery. Department of Neurology Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, October 29, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Skull Base Surgery. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Brunswick General Hospital, November 20, 1997.
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Skull Base Surgery. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, North Shore University Hospital, January 15, 1998.
  • Eisenberg MB. Skull Base Tumors: Clinical Presentation and Management. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, January 16, 1998.
  • Eisenberg MB. Management of Benign Cavernous Sinus Tumors. Skull Base Surgery Center Bimonthly Conference. North Shore University Medical Center, January 29, 1998.
  • Eisenberg MB. Moderator, Contributed papers/oral presentations. North American Skull Base Society 9th Annual Meeting; Kamuela, Hawaii. February 16, 1998
  • Eisenberg MB, Gaber E, Al-Mefty O. Schwannomas of the Cavernous Sinus. The Cavernous Sinus: A Comprehensive Text. Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O eds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2000
  • Eisenberg MB. Cavernous Hemangiomas of the Cavernous Sinus. The Cavernous Sinus: A Comprehensive Text. Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O eds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2000
  • Harrison MJ, Eisenber MB. Inflammatory Lesions of the Cavernous Sinus. The Cavernous Sinus: A Comprehensive Text. Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O eds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2000.
  • Eisenberg MB. Surgical Management of Invasive Pituitary Adenomas. Diagnosis and Management of Tumors of the Pituitary Gland. North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. October 3, 1998.
  • Eisenberg MB. Microsurgical Management of Petrous Apex Lesions. Nassau Surgical Society Annual Clinical Day: Neurosurgery Symposium. Uniondale, NY. December 9, 1998.
  • Eisenberg MB. Cavernous Sinus Surgery in the 21st Century. Dept of General Surgery Grand Rounds. North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. February 9, 1999.
  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O. Surgical Management of Cholesterol Granulomas of the Petrous Apex. Neurosurgical Operative Color Atlas. Rengachary SS ed. Vol 8: 121-125, 1999
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts in Spinal Instrumentation. Department of Neurology Grand Rounds, North Shore University Hospital, April 16, 1999.
  • Eisenberg MB. Current Concepts of Skull Base Surgery. Annual Update in Neurosurgery. North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. November 19, 1999
  • Eisenberg MB. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Dept of Neurology Grand Rounds, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. April 18, 2003
  • Eisenberg MB. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. September 9, 2003.
  • Eisenberg MB. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques. Dept of Neurology Grand Rounds, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. October 2005.
  • Eisenberg MB, Al-Mefty O. Surgical Management of Cholesterol Granulomas of the Petrous Apex. Neurosurgical Operative Color Atlas 2nd Edition. Badie ed. Thieme 2007.
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Endocrinology Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY. November, 2007
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Franklin General Hospital, Valley Stream, New York. November, 2007
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Huntington Hospital, Huntington, New York. September, 2008
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Jamaica Hospital. Jamaica, New York. October, 2008
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, LIJ Medical Center. New Hyde Park, New York. October, 2008
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Peninsula General Hospital. Rockaway, New York. November, 2008
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Nassau University Medical Center. Hempstead, New York. April, 2009
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Neurology Grand Rounds, North Shore University Hospital. Manhasset, New York. September, 2009
  • Eisenberg MB. NPH and the NPH Center at LIJ. Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Jaimaca Hospital. Richmond Hill, New York. January 26, 2010.
  • Eisenberg MB, Schaeffer BT. Endoscopic Removal of Pituitary Adenomas. Dept of Endocrinology Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY. January, 2012.

Courses

  • Lateral Approaches to the Skull Base: Faculty. Congress of Neurologic Surgeons 1995 Annual Meeting
  • Microsurgical Approaches to Intracranial Aneurysms: Faculty. Pracitcal Anatomy & Surgical Techniques Workshop of St. Louis. April, 1996.
  • Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base: Faculty. Practical Anatomy & Surgical Techniques Workshop of St. Louis. April, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Hands on Practical Course on Skull Base Approaches: Faculty. Pre-meeting course North American Skull Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. February 11-13, 2004.
  • Minimal Access Spine Techniqeus course: Faculty. MERI Teaching Center, Memphis, Tennessee. 2004 to 2006
  • Endoscopic Approaches to the Pituitary Fossa and Skull Base. Course Director. North Shore LIJ Bioskills Educational Center, New Hyde Park, New York. January 23, 2010.
  • Pituitary Tumors: Management and a Novel 3D Perspective. Course Director. North Shore LIJ Bioskills Educational Center, New Hyde Park, New York. February 12, 2011.
  • Skull Base Surgery Techniques. Course Director. North Shore LIJ Bioskills Educational Center, New Hyde Park, New York. Scheduled for May 14, 2011

Symposiums and Conferences

  • Bimonthly Skull Base Surgery Center Conference. North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. Moderator / Organizer. September 18, 1997 to June, 1999.
  • Diagnosis and Management of Tumors of the Pituitary Gland. North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset Campus. Course Director. October 3, 1998.
  • Monthly Skull Base Surgery Conference. North Shore Medical Center. Moderator/Organizer. January 2009 to Dec 2011
  • Monthly Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Conference. LIJ Medical Center. Moderator/Organizer. October 2010 to Oct 2011
  • Monthly Pituitary Conference. NSUH/LIJ Medical Center. Moderator/Organizer. January 2012 to Present

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