Dr. John Lipani
Top Neurosurgeon in New Jersey
Dr. John Lipani is the founding Director of Princeton Neurological Surgery, P.C. and the JD Lipani Radiosurgery Institute™ for non-invasive neurosurgery. He previously served as the founding Director of the Institute for Neurosciences at Capital Health in Trenton, NJ. Dr. Lipani also headed the first Neurosurgical Oncology program at Capital Health and founded Capital’s CyberKnife Radiosurgery program of the Penn Cancer Network. Prior to Capital Health, Dr. Lipani served as a Clinical Instructor in Neurosurgery at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. He is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Lipani was chosen as one of Jersey Choice’s Top Doctors in 2018.
Dr. Lipani’s Credentials
What Dr. Lipani’s Patient’s Say
“Dr. Lipani is the finest neurosurgeon! Compassionate, Caring, Down to Earth with his professionalism; he is the best! My son Alan, had an L-4/ L/5 Spine Fusion, 7.5 hour surgery and I can not thank the “Great Doctor”/Surgeon for his dedication, kindness and caring.” – Alan B.
“The Doctor outstanding in every way possible. Explaining every detail and taking his time to do so. Amazing for a surgeon to be so informing of the procedure to me and my wife. After the surgery he came out and explained everything to me. My wife is doing great after the cervical spine fusion, moving her arm in ways she hasn’t in years and getting her feeling back in her fingers” – Anthony R.
“Dr. Lipani and his staff are excellent. Dr. Lipani was very thorough. He explained what needed to be treated and why. He has terrific bedside manners. He answered all my questions patiently. Did not rush me at any time. I recommended him to one of my friends and she was extremely happy with him too.” – Poornima S.
Dr. Lipani also completed a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology and radiosurgery at Stanford University Medical Center and Stanford Cancer Institute. Dr. Lipani received extensive training in CyberKnife radiosurgery under Professor John R. Adler, MD, inventor of CyberKnife. Dr. Lipani remains one of a select few neurosurgeons worldwide to have completed this prestigious and exclusive fellowship training program. During his time at Stanford, Dr. Lipani received the Radiosurgery Society’s Physician Scientist Award for his research devoted to the treatment of primary brain tumors. Dr. Lipani also received specialized post-residency training in Gamma Knife radiosurgery under Professor L. Dade Lunsford at the University of Pittsburgh, the birthplace of the North American Gamma Knife.
Expertise in Neurosurgery
Having treated over 4,000 brain and spine radiosurgery cases, Dr. Lipani is known as one of the nation’s top brain and spine surgeons. He serves as a leading expert in neurosurgery on three internationally recognized advisory review boards. He has lectured and authored numerous peer-reviewed abstracts, articles, and book chapters on brain and spine radiosurgery. Dr. Lipani also routinely performs image-guided brain surgery as well as invasive and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Lipani is unique in that he is able to offer his patients invasive, minimally invasive and non-invasive treatment options from a skilled, knowledgeable and unbiased perspective.
Dr. Lipani is an active member of several professional societies including the Radiosurgery Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors.
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If you are looking for a Board Certified Neurosurgeon in New Jersey, contact Dr. John Lipani. Call one of our New Jersey offices today to schedule a consultation with Dr. John Lipani. Princeton Neurological Surgery serves Hamilton, Bridgewater, Morristown, and surrounding areas in New Jersey.