Dr. Nader Delavari

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    Dr. Nader Delavari is a highly trained neurosurgeon with a broad range of expertise in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery, interventional neuroradiology, and endoscopic skull base surgery. He holds a B.A. and M.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at New York University Langone Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Delavari has pursued multiple fellowships, including advanced training at Banner University Medical Center, Bicetre Hospital in Paris, and NY Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research at various international conferences. His clinical interests include the surgical treatment of cerebrovascular disorders, skull base tumors, and minimally invasive neuroendoscopic procedures.

    Awards and Credentials


    • B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 07/2011
    • M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 07/2015

    Publications/Creative Activity

    Peer reviewed papers:

    Quiceno E, Seaman S, Hussein A, Delavari N, Prim M, Baaj AA, Nakaji P. Surgical Obliteration of a Spinal Intradural Direct Arteriovenous Fistula (Type IV): 2-Dimensional Microsurgical Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2023 Nov 17. doi: 10.1227/ons.0000000000001003. Online ahead of print. PMID: 37976454

    Quiceno E, Hussein A, Seaman SC, Delavari N, Nakaji P. Resection of Left Atrial Meningioma Through an Anterior Contralateral Mini-Interhemispheric Approach: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2023 Nov 7.

    Kurland DB, Lendhey M, Delavari N, Winfield J, Mahoney JM, Becske T, Shapiro M, Raz E, Pacione D, Bucklen BS, Frempong-Boadu AK. Percutaneous Juxtapedicular Cement Salvage of Failed Spinal Instrumentation? Institutional Experience and Cadaveric Biomechanical Study. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2023 Sep 25.

    Haynes J, Sadek M, Raz E, Levine J, Shapiro M, Delavari N, Riina HA, Nelson PK, Favate A, Nossek E. Retro Jugular, Retro Sternocleidomastoid Approach for Subclavian Artery to Common Carotid Artery Bypass Using a Radial Artery Interposition Graft: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 Sep 1;23(3):e181.

    Shapiro M, Walker M, Carroll KT, Levitt MR, Raz E, Nossek E, Delavari N, Mir O, Nelson PK. Neuroanatomy of cranial dural vessels: implications for subdural hematoma embolization. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021 May;13(5):471-477.

    Cavalcanti D, Delavari N, Riina HA. Stent-Assisted Coiling of a Sidewall Aneurysm of the Distal Middle Cerebral Artery: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Operative Neurosurgery. 2020 Dec 15;20(1):E37-E38.

    Delavari N, Staffenberg D, Riina HA. Transpalpebral incision for resection of an ethmoidal dural arteriovenous fistula. Operative Neurosurgery. 2020 Nov 16;19(6):E606.

    Delavari N, Wang AC, Bapuraj JR, Londy F, Muraszko KM, Garton HJ, Maher CO. Intraoperative phase contrast MRI analysis of CSF flow dynamics during posterior fossa decompression for Chiari I Malformation. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019 Oct 30. doi: 10.1002/jmri.26953.

    Delavari N, Geh N, Hervey-Jumper S, McKean E, Sullivan S. Transnasal and transoral approaches to atlantoaxial synovial cysts: report of 3 cases and review of the literature. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Dec;132:258-264.

    Delavari N, Mureb MC, Yaun A, Wisoff JH, Harter DH, Hidalgo ET. Intra-reservoir administration of alteplase to treat a distal ventriculo-atrial shunt obstruction. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Nov 9. pii: S1878-8750(19)32849-9.

    Joseph JR, Delavari N, Wilkinson DA, Roark C, Thompson BG. A Case of Complete Resolution of Hemiballismus after Carotid Endarterectomy. World Neurosurgery 2016; S1878-8750(16)00108-X.

    Bapuraj JR, Londy F, Delavari N, Maher CO; Martin BA, Muraszko KM, Quint DJ. Cerebrospinal Fluid Velocity Amplitudes within the Aqueduct of Sylvius in Pediatric Healthy Volunteers and Patients of Chiari I Malformations. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2016; Aug;44(2):463-70.

    Delavari N, Strahle J, Maher CO. Moyamoya syndrome associated with hemoglobin Southampton (Casper). Pediatric Neurosurgery 2013; 49(5):307-10.

    Delavari N, Than KD, Chen KS, Wang AC, McKeever PE, Pandey AS. Resolution of innumerable cerebral Nocardia paucivorans abscesses after medical management. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2016; S0978-5868(15)00621.

    Teman NR, Delavari N, Romano MA, Prager RL, Yang B, Haft JW. Effects of autologous priming on blood conservation after cardiac surgery. Perfusion 2014; 29:333-339.

    Peer reviewed book chapters:

    Delavari N, Cavalcanti DD, Raz E, Shapiro M, Shilpakar SK, Winn HR, Gordon DS. Medical, Microsurgical, and Interventional treatment of Infectious Aneurysms. Youmans and Winn, Neurological Surgery, 8 th edition.

    Zumofen DW, Delavari N, Tanweer O, Potts MB, Raz E, Shapiro M, Sen C, Riina HA, Endovascular Techniques for Tumor Embolization. Youmans and Winn, Neurological Surgery, 8 th edition.

    Cavalcanti DD, Delavari N, Riina HR. Endovascular Aneurysm Treatment. Introduction to Vascular Neurosurgery, Editors: Mascitelli and Binning, Springer, 2022

    Delavari N, Frempong-Boadu AF. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Spine Surgery. First Edition: Robotic and Navigated Spine Surgery. Editors: Veeravagu and Wang. Elsevier. 2022.

    Conferences/Scholarly Presentations

    Delavari N, Fazl A, Pourfar M, Mogilner A. Patients' experience during each stage of deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery. 18th Biennial Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, New York, NY, June 24-27 2019.

    Delavari N. Ahead of the curve: Automated multi-modal non-rigid fusion of preoperative MRI and intraoperative CT for neuro-navigation during surgical resection of spinal tumors. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Spine Summit 2019, Miami, Florida March 14-17

    Delavari, N. Bercu, M. Mogilner, A. Hospital Resource Utilization with Intraoperative CT for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery – Preliminary Experience from a Single Center. American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2018 Biennial Meeting. June 2-June 5, 2018.

    Delavari N, London D, Frisoli F, Jafar J. Cavernous Malformations of the Brainstem: a population-based study of factors affecting treatment strategy. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 28-May 2, 2018.

    Delavari N, Wu SP, Sahasrabudhe N, Frempong-Boadu A: Benign Nerve Sheath Tumors of the Spine: epidemiology, demographic factors, and rate of surgical intervention. The Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Orlando, Florida, March 14-17, 2018.

    Delavari N, Joseph JR, Wilkinson DA, Roark C, Thompson BG. A Case of Complete Resolution of Hemiballismus after Carotid Endarterectomy. 5th Symposium of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. Tehran, Iran. April, 2016.

    Delavari N, Geh N, Hervey-Jumper S, McKean E, Sullivan S. Synovial cysts of the odontoid process: A series of three case. 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. Prague, Czech Republic. May, 2016.

    Delavari N, Strahle J, Maher CO. Moyamoya Syndrome Associated with Hemoglobin Southampton (Casper). International Conference of Cerebrovascular Surgery (ICCVS) Mumbai, India. February 2016.

    Delavari N, Teman N, Romano MA, Prager RL, Yang B, Haft JW. Effects of autologous priming on blood conservation after cardiac surgery. Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. April 2013.

    Awarded Grants

    Enzymatic modification of the consistency of fibrous meningiomas

    Purpose: To study the efficacy of collagenase to soften fibrous meningiomas when the enzyme is administered intra-arterially into the external carotid artery in a xenograft meningioma murine model. 2021 New York University Clinical and Translational Research Institute: $30,000


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