Neurosurgeon and Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital Health System in New York City.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Attending neurosurgeon at both Mount Sinai and Elmhurst Hospital in Elmhurst, Queens.
Bederson is co-author of Treatment of Carotid Disease: A Practitioner's Manual (ISBN 1-879284-55-3), 12 chapters and 53 peer-reviewed articles.
Bederson joined Mount Sinai in 1992 as the Director of the Clinical Program for Cerebrovascular Disorders and served as Vice-Chairman after 2001. From 2002 until 2008 he directed the Neurosurgery Residency Program. He is currently the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery.
Bederson established the first basic science laboratory in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai, developing models of stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage. In 2002 he was the first neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai to receive an NIH R01 grant as principal investigator.
A high-ranking member of many cerebrovascular societies, Bederson is chair of the AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular section.
With Bederson serving as its Chairman, the American Heart Association Guidelines Writing Group on Subarachnoid Hemorrhage published updated guidelines on stroke treatment. He is also a member of the Society of Neurological Surgery.
Bederson's clinical interests include treatment of intracranial and spinal vascular and tumor pathology, including cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, tumors of the skull base, carotid artery disease and problems of the cervical and lumbar spine.
During his surgical internship, he met and married Isabelle Germano, M.D. who is also Professor of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai.
They have 2 daughters, Lucia and Maria.