Ronit Gilad, MD is a board certified neurosurgeon based at Staten Island University Hospital. An assistant professor in neurosurgery, she practices general brain and spine surgery, including minimally invasive brain and spine procedures, treating all neurosurgical conditions.
Dr. Gilad was previously a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy where she served as the staff physician in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. While in the service, Dr... Gilad treated active duty members in the service and their families. She participated in their combat traumatic brain injury program and helped treat wounded soldiers upon return from overseas deployment. In addition she took a lead role in the brain tumor program and headed their tumor board in collaboration with oncology and radiation oncology.
Subsequent to her service in the Navy, Dr. Gilad was assistant professor in the department of Neurosurgery in the Mount Sinai Health System. In addition to providing general neurosurgical brain and spine care at three of the major facilities of the health system, she also served as Chief of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Brooklyn. There, she helped build a spine program in a community hospital now capable of providing the full compliment of spine treatments and procedures to the local community.
Dr. Gilad graduated from Princeton University cum laude with a BA in Molecular Biology and a certificate in Engineering Biology. She earned her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine, graduating with honors for research in pharmacology. She then went on to complete her residency in the Department of Neurosurgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Gilad is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, is a member of numerous medical organizations and has published in a variety of scholarly journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery, American Journal of Neuroradiology, The spine Journal, and the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
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