Shaun D. Rodgers, MD

Shaun D. Rodgers, MD joins the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. He most recently completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago affiliated with Northwestern University Medical Center. Dr. Rodgers graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Medical School.

Dr. Rodgers completed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, and spent a chief residency year at the Manhattan Veterans Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. In addition to comprehensive neurosurgical training, he spent time focused on skull base surgery and pediatric spinal deformity while at NYU. He also received training in neuro- modulation that included vagal nerve stimulation and auditory brainstem implantation.

Dr. Rodgers has extensive specialty training in pediatric tumors, epilepsy, and spine surgery including scoliosis. He also has made multiple contributions to the neurosurgery literature with a research focus on pediatric brain tumors, epilepsy, and pediatric spine surgery. His clinical interests include brain tumors, epilepsy, spinal deformity, craniosynostosis, chiari malformation, endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery, tethered cord, spasticity, brachial plexus, and hydrocephalus.

In addition to Dr. Rodgers’ pediatric experience, his adult neurosurgery background allows us to further develop our transitional neurosurgery initiatives at LIJ Medical Center.

Dr. Rodgers is a native of the tristate area, and currently lives locally with his wife and two young children. His goal is to provide exceptional and compassionate clinical care to all his patients, from the routine to the most complex.