Get to Know Neurosurgeon Dr. Adam C. Lipson, Who Serves Patients in New Jersey.


Dr. Lipson, a board-certified neurosurgeon, specializes in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, and minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery. He is one of the Managing Partners at IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics with offices throughout New York and New Jersey.

When it comes to conditions of the brain, spine, musculoskeletal or neurovascular system, patients deserve unwavering attention from qualified physicians who understand that no two diagnoses are alike. A comprehensive neurosurgical and orthopedic practice backed by an entirely board-certified team of physicians, IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics serves patients throughout New Jersey and New York, committed to providing the highest quality care from state-of-the-art facilities.

The doctor performs many minimally invasive surgeries at outpatient facilities in Manhattan and Paramus.  He is on staff at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ, Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, NJ, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. He performed the first frameless deep brain stimulation procedure for movement disorders at Overlook Hospital in the spring of 2010. He has subspecialty interests in brain and spine tumors, minimally invasive and motion preservation surgery in the spine, and in functional neurosurgery.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Lipson continued his training with neurosurgical residencies at the University of Washington and Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He performed fellowship training at St. Georges Hospital in London, UK.

In 1998, he was awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study neuro-regeneration at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011, he traveled to Vietnam to perform scoliosis surgery on children and to educate local surgeons on Project Butterfly. Committed to helping advance his field, he gives numerous talks and lectures each year to colleagues and other medical professionals. He has also written over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the doctor remains an active member of several national and international professional organizations, including the Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and AO Spine.

Furthermore, he is board-certified in neurological surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS). The primary purposes of the ABNS are to conduct examinations of candidates who voluntarily seek certification and to issue certificates to those who meet the requirements of the board and satisfactorily complete its examinations.

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, cervical and lumbar disc disease, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.

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