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Physicians call:1.800.332.8901
Patients call:1.800.275.6401


This physician sees patients at the following locations:


Neurosurgery, Geisinger Medical Center
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Neurosurgery Forty Fort
190 Welles St
Suite 122
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Neurosurgery Forty Fort
190 Welles St
Suite 122
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Neurosurgery Gray's Woods State College
132 Abigail Ln
Port Matilda, PA 16870
Amir Kershenovich, MD
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Practicing Specialties:

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders

Education:

  • Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 1999

Residency:

  • Rabin Medical Center 2006

Fellowship:

  • U. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 2008
    Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • University of Washington Medical Center 2009
    Neurological Surgery

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Neurosurgery:
Hydrocephalus (Neuroendoscopy and shunts)
complex and simple craniosynostosis
spasticity, brain and spinal tumors
surgery for intractable epilepsy (both children and adults)
spina bifida and spinal dysrraphisms
congenital malformations
Chiari malformations and syringomielia
craniocervical instability
vascular malformations
trauma
Deep brain Stimulation (DBS):
Parkinson's disease
dystonias
essential tremor
intractable depression
obsessive compulsive disease
spine surgery

Languages:

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Professional Memberships:

  • AANS and Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery - Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons - Member

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Geisinger Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
  • Same Day Surgery at SWB