Griffin Baum, MD, MSc

Griffin Baum, MD, MSc

Neurosurgery in New York, NY


 (212) 434-3900

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Office Hours

Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
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About Dr. Baum


Fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Griffin R. Baum, MD, MSc has a focus in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery. He completed his residency training in neurological surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA and was awarded the prestigious Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY. This unique combination of training in both neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine surgery enables Dr. Baum to care for patients with the full spectrum of spinal disorders.

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Services Offered



Lumbar radiculopathy
Lumbar spondylolysis
Scoliosis
Neurosurgical spine surgery
Cervical myelopathy
Cervical spondylosis
Lumbar spinal stenosis
Minimally invasive spine surgery
Minimally invasive lumbar decompression
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
Idiopathic scoliosis
Spine surgery
Spine deformity surgery
Revision spine surgery
Robotic spine surgery
Thoracic spine surgery
Lumbar spine surgery
Degenerative spine disease
Cervical spinal stenosis
Lumbar disk herniation
Disk herniation

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Fellowship, Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine Surgery Fellowship, 2018 - 2019

Emory University
Chief Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2017 - 2018

Emory University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2011 - 2018

Emory University Laney Graduate School
Master of Science, Clinical Research, 2016 - 2018

Emory University
Class of 2011, MD, Cum Laude

Emory University
B.S., Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, 2003 - 2007

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Medical Licenses

NY State Medical License
2017 - 2021

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Work Experience

Assistant Professor
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
NY
Department of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital
2019 - Present

Clinical Instructor
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY
Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine Fellow
2018 - 2019

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Hospital Affiliations

Lenox Hill Hospital
Current Affiliation
New York, NY

Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Current Affiliation
NY

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Awards

Best Resident Abstract, Fall Meeting
Georgia Neurosurgical Society, 2014-2015

Evangeline T. Pappageorge Outstanding Student Award
Emory University School of Medicine, 2011

Joseph B. Whitehead Surgery Scholarship
2010

Full Tuition Scholarship, MSCR Program
Emory University Graduate School

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Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons - AANS
Member

Congress of Neurological Surgeons - CNS
Member

North American Spine Society - NASS
Member

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - AOA
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Virtual Spine: A novel, international teleconferencing program developed to increase the accessibility of spine education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
World neurosurgery
Rasouli, J. J., Shin, J. H., Than, K. D., Gibbs, W. N., Baum, G. R., Baaj, A. A.
6/1/2020

A Roadmap to Reopening a Neurosurgical Practice in the Age of COVID-19.
World neurosurgery
D'Amico, R. S., Baum, G., Serulle, Y., Silva, D., Smith, M. L., Wallack, R. A., Ellis, J. A., Levine, M., Ortiz, R., Boockvar, J. A., Langer, D. J.
5/22/2020

Dynamic Cord Compression Causing Cervical Myelopathy.
Neurospine
Joaquim, A. F., Baum, G. R., Tan, L. A., Riew, K. D.
10/15/2019

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Journal Article

Book Review: MRI Essentials for the Spine Specialist
Neurosurgery
Baum GR, Refai D
1/1/2015

Lecture

The SOAP Note - Advice for M2s starting Rotations on the Wards.
1/21/2017
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

PATCH Study - Review of Paper and Recommendations for Practice at Emory.
1/26/2016
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Conference Review and Proposal for Morbidity and Mortality Conference.
1/24/2016
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Abstract

External Ventricular Drain Placement Practice Variations: Results from a Nationwide Survey.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
Baum GR, Lockney DT, Hooten KG, Turan N, Pradilla G, Glantz MJ, Harbaugh RE, and Murad GJ
1/30/2016
Chicago, IL

Esophageal Perforation Following Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
Halani SH, Baum GR, Riley JP, Pradilla G, Refai D, Rodts GE and Ahmad FU
1/30/2016
Chicago, IL

Welcome to the 21st Century - The Use of Technology and Videoconferencing in the Modern Neurosurgery Training Program.
Georgia Neurosurgical Society Spring Meeting
Baum GR, Rindler RS, Oyesiku NM, and Barrow DL
1/30/2016
Sea Island, GA

Book Chapter

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Volume 1
Soderstrom KE, Baum G and Kordower JH
1/1/2015

Neurosurgical Operative Atlas: Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Baum GR, Ahmad FU, Refai D, Spitz S, Miller J, and Rodts GE
1/1/2015

Decision Support in Medicine: Spine Surgery. Clinical Decision Support.
Baum GR and Ahmad FU
1/1/2015

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Press Mentions



Good Posture Isn’t All About Your Back — Here’s What Else You Should Pay Attention To
thriveglobal.com · January 31, 2020
...eep your shoulder blades back and shoulders centered over the torso to maintain a neutral position, Griffin Baum, M.D., a spine surgeon based in New York City, says. “When the shoulders are out of this position,...