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Asha Iyer, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgeon

Updated: January 6, 2021

Asha Iyer, M.D., Ph.D., specializes in complex spinal disorders with an emphasis on neck and back pain in degenerative and traumatic disorders of the spine. She takes a thoughtful and comprehensive approach to the treatment of back pain and spinal disorders and works closely and collaboratively with rehab, physical and occupational therapy, psychology and pain management services.

Dr. Iyer provides the following expert services/treatments:

  • Evaluation and treatment of neck and back pain
  • Minimally invasive approaches for treatment of degenerative spine conditions and herniated disks
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion

Dr. Iyer has a background of research investigating a diverse range of tools in the treatment of patients with spinal cord injury, from molecular to brain-machine interface technologies. Her research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed articles and publications including World Neurosurgery, Journal of Vision, Journal of Neuroscience, Society for Neurosciences and more. Dr. Iyer has received various academic honors including letters of distinction for psychopathology, pathology, internal medicine and ambulatory medicine.

Medical Education

Board Certification
American Board of Neurological Surgery, Board Eligible
Fellowship
Stanford University and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA
Residency
The Mount Sinai Hospital, NY
Medical School
David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, CA

Areas of Interest and Conditions Treated

  • Evaluation and treatment of neck and back pain
  • Minimally invasive approaches for treatment of degenerative spine conditions and herniated disks
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion

Hospital Affiliations

  • Bayshore Medical Center
  • JFK Medical Center
  • Riverview Medical Center

Appointments

To make an appointment for your patients, please call 732-268-7130