Howard Riina, MD (Chairman Medical Advisory Board)

Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
NYU School of Medicine
NYU Langone Medical Center

Dr. Howard A. Riina received his B.S.E. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College. Dr, Riina then received a Master of Philosophy in Molecular Neurobiology from Cambridge University before receiving his MD from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Riina then completed his General Surgical internship and Neurosurgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. During this neurosurgical program, he completed fellowships in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Endovascular-Interventional Neuroradiology at the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Beth Israel Medical Center.

Dr. Riina completed a fellowship in Cerebrovascular/Skull Base Surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Dr Riina has lectured and published extensively regarding intracranial aneurysms and vascular malformations of the brain and spine. Dr. Riina is one of a few nationally recognized individuals who performs both open micro-cerebrovascular neurosurgery as well as interventional neuroradiology.