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Scott A. Meyer, MD
Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists
Morristown, NJ

About Scott A. Meyer, MD

Dr. Scott Meyer is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon who is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Meyer has expertise in complex cervical spine surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. His expertise extends to the treatment of different spinal disorders, including degenerative diseases, adult deformity caused by kyphosis and/or scoliosis, tumors, and traumatic injuries.

Dr. Meyer received his Medical Degree from Brown University Medical School in Providence, RI. He completed an Internship in General Surgery and Neurosurgical Residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY.  

At the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Meyer expanded his medical training and experience by completing a Neuroradiology fellowship, followed by a Neurosurgery Senior Residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center, and thereafter, appointment to Neurosurgery Chief Resident at Mount Sinai Hospital. Under the tutelage of Praveen Mummaneni, MD, Dr. Meyer completed a Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Throughout Dr. Meyer’s academic career, he received many clinical honors and research awards.

Dr. Meyer is an active member of many prestigious medical organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), American College of Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, and the New York Medical Society.


Wu JC, Meyer SA, Gandhoke G, Mummaneni PV. PRESTIGE Cervical Arthroplasty: Past, Present, and Future. In Press Semin Spine Surgery.

Singh H, Meyer SA, Jannapureddy MR, Weiss N. Arachnoiditis Ossificans. World Neurosurgery. Nov;76(5):478.E12-4.

Gandhoke G, Wu JC, Rowland NC, Meyer SA, Gupta C, Mummaneni PV. Anterior corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty: is the risk of postoperative C-5 palsy different? Neurosurg Focus. 2011. Oct;31(4):E12.

Meyer SA, Mummaneni PV. Editorial. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011. Sep;15(3):271-2.

Meyer SA, Mummaneni PV. Editorial. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011. Aug;15(2):136-7.

Mummaneni PV, Meyer SA, Wu JC. Biologic Approaches to Spinal Instrumenation and Fusion in Spinal Deformity Surgery. Clinical Neurosurgery. 2011;58:110-116.

Meyer SA, Wu JC, Mummaneni PV. Laminoplasty Outcomes : Is There a Difference between Patients with Degenerative Stenosis versus Those with Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament? Neurosurg Focus. 2011. Mar;30(3):E 9.

Meyer SA, Wu JC, Mummaneni PV. Mini-Open and Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion : Technique Review, Semin Spine Surgery. 2011. Mar;23(1) :45-50.

Meyer SA, Gandhi CD, Patel AB, Johnson DM, Winn HR. Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting in High Risk Patients with Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Single Center Review of 101 Patients, Neurosurgery. 2010. Mar;66(3):448-53.

Meyer SA, Singh H, Jenkins AL III. Surgical Treatment of Metastatic Spinal Tumors, Mt Sinai J Med. 2010. Jan 25;77(1):124-129.

Singh H, Meyer SA, Hecht AC, Jenkins AL, III. Novel Fluoroscopic Technique for Localization at Cervicothoracic Levels.  J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009. Dec;22(8):615-8.

Singh H, Meyer SA, Jenkins AL III. Surgical Treatment of Primary Spinal Tumors. Mt Sinai J Med. 2009. Oct;76(5):499-504.

Gologorsky Y, Meyer SA, Post AF, Winn HR, Patel AB, Bederson JB. Novel Surgical Treatment of Transverse-Sigmoid Sinus Aneurysm Presenting as Pulsatile Tinnitus: A technical case description, Neurosurgery. 2009. Feb;64(2):E393-4; discussion E394.

Gandhi CD, Meyer SA, Patel AB, Johnson DM, Post KD. Neurological Complications of Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling,  Am J Neuroradiol.  Apr 2008; 29:760–65.  

Mello MJ, Linakis J, Meyer S, Nirenberg TD, J Baird, Renza G. Bicycle related traumatic brain injury at Hasbro’s Children’s Hospital: 1997-2003. Med Health RI. 2005. Jun;88(6):192-3.

Book Chapters
Meyer SA, Post KD. Acoustic Neuroma. In: Winn HR, ed: Youmans Neurological Surgery. 6th edPhiladelphia: Elsevier Saunders. 2011;pp:1460-1475.

Meyer SA, Bederson JB. Infectious Aneurysms: In: Winn HR, ed: Youmans Neurological Surgery. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. 2011;3972-3977.

Post KD, Meyer SA. Cranial Nerve Schwannomas: In Laws ER and Kaye AH,ed: Brain Tumors: An Encyclopedic Approach. 3rd ed. Elsevier Saunders. 2011;pp:570-587.

McAnany SJ, Meyer SA, Choudhri TF. Posterior Cervical Approach. In: Connolly et al, ed: Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, 2nd ed. Thieme. New York. 2010;pp:440-442.

Meyer SA, Frontera JA, Jenkins AL III, Choudhri T : Acute Spinal Cord Injury. In: Frontera JA, ed. Decision Making in Neurocritical Care. Theime. New York. 2009;pp:106-120.

Meyer SA, Patel AB, Gandhi CD, Johnson DM. Petrosal Sinus Sampling. In: Prestigiacomo C, ed.: Surgical Endovascular Neuroradiology. In press.

Upadhhaya C, Wu JC, Haid RW, Traynelis VC, Tay B, Coric D, Trost GR, Meyer SA, Mummaneni PV. Analysis of the Three United States FDA-IDE Cervical Arthroplasty Trials. American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2011-12-28.

Camins MB, Meyer SA. History and Comparison of Anterior Cervical Plating Systems and Their Nomenclature. International Neurosurgery Conference. Hannover, Germany. 2010.

Biro E, Meyer SA, Gologorsky Y, Weisz D, Post KD. The Utility of Pre-operative BAERs as a Predictor of Hearing Preservation in Patients with Vestibular Schwannomas. American Association of Neurological Neurosurgeons. Philadelphia, PA. 2010.

Mueller M, Law M, Pollack E, Lee S, Meyer SA, Carson R, Thurner M. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) of the cervical spinal cord in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) with and without T2 visible lesions: a multicenter study. American Society of Neuroradiology. Chicago, IL. 2007.

Gandhi CD, Meyer SA, Patel AB, Johnson DM. Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting in High Risk Patients with Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Single Center Review of 101 Patients. Presented at annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. San Diego, CA. 2007.

Smith A, Ullman J, Snyder B, Gilad R, Meyer SA, Singh H. Effect of Alcohol and Aspirin Consumption On Worsening Intracranial Hemorrhage After Head Injury. American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Washington, DC. 2007.

Meyer SA, Mello MJ, Baird J, Nirenberg T. Bicycle-related Traumatic Brain Injury in Children Seen in a Pediatric Emergency Department: 1997-2003. Presented at American College of Emergency Physicians. 2004.

Articles Written by Scott A. Meyer, MD

Medicare Payments for Spine Surgery Vary Across the Nation

This study examined the variation in episode payments from Medicare for surgery for three conditions, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and lumbar disc herniation.

Sex Life Question on Oswestry Disability Index is Accurately Answered by Most Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the sex life-related question of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI-8) may need to be altered because it is either inaccurately answered or limits patient participation in the survey.

Four Things to Know About Your Patient Rights at the Hospital

When you need medical care—whether it’s for a spine condition or otherwise—your health is at risk, and you must rely on other people to fix what’s ailing you.

Articles Reviewed by Scott A. Meyer, MD

Rates of Surgery for Spinal Deformity Increased Among Older Adults

The investigators used 2004-2011 data from the NIS to identify adults who underwent spinal fusion of 8 or more levels.

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