Dr. Adam Lipson is a board certified neurosurgeon specializing in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, and minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery. He graduated from Harvard Medical School with honors in 2000 then continued his training with the neurosurgical residencies at the University of Washington and Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.
His clinical interests are in minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal deformity, spinal cord stimulation surgery for chronic pain syndromes, radiosurgery, brain tumors, spine tumors, and deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. He is on staff at the Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ; Morristown Hospital in Morristown, NJ; Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, NJ; St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ; and St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.
He performed the first frameless Deep Brain Stimulation procedure for movement disorders at Overlook Hospital in the spring of 2010. Dr. Lipson believes that this practice provides him with great opportunity to provide expert and personalized medical care.
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 educate local surgeons for Project Butterfly. Committed to helping advance his field, he gives numerous talks and lectures each year to colleagues and other medical professionals. He has written over 20 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.
Dr. Lipson is an active member of several national and international professional organizations including the American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, North American Spine Society, North American Neuromodulation Society and AO Spine.