Shaun D. Rodgers, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAAP

Shaun D. Rodgers, MD, FAANS, FAAP, FACS is a member of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. He is the Director of Pediatric Surgical Epilepsy. Dr. Rodgers has spearheaded the development of a premier stereotactic EEG program.  He has utilized state of the art technology, such as the ROSA Robot, to provide minimally invasive care for epilepsy patients.  He has implanted Responsive Neurostimulators, a ground breaking technology, to care for the most complex patients. Dr. Rodgers is board certified in adult and pediatric neurosurgery.

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. He 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 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 continue transitional neurosurgery initiatives at LIJ Medical Center.

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