Vladimir Dadashev, M.D., is a Long Island neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the spine. He utilizes both minimally invasive and traditional open approaches for the treatment of spinal stenosis, sciatica, disc herniation, fractures, spinal instability, back pain, spinal infections. In addition, He has a strong interest in the treatment of tumors of the spine, benign or metastatic.
Dr. Dadashev’s Long Island neurosurgery group sees a high volume of patients. As a result, he and his fellow neurosurgeons have extensive experience treating both common and rare neurological diseases with the latest minimally invasive techniques and nonsurgical alternatives.
“As spine surgery has evolved over the past couple of decades, new and promising techniques have emerged,” Dr. Dadashev said. “I strongly believe in utilizing minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of my patients.”
In addition to open surgeries like laminectomies and spinal fusions, Dr. Dadashev performs minimally invasive microdiscectomies. He also employs innovative techniques such as 3-D navigation and neuro-endoscopy. 3-D navigation uses intraoperative scans and a technology similar to GPS that allows neurosurgeons like Dr. Dadashev to visualize the complex anatomy of the patient’s spine in 3D and visualize the placement of surgical instrumentation throughout the procedure. Neuro-endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which deep seated tumors can be removed through small dime-size holes.
Neurosurgery Education and Experience
Dr. Dadashev received his B.A. in Chemistry from Hunter College, NY, summa cum laude, salutatorian, where he belonged to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He obtained his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI with High Distinction, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society (AOA), junior selection, and was a “Surgery Student of the Year” award nominee. At Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, he completed his internship and residency in their Department of Neurosurgery. He served as Chief Resident in his final year.
Publications and Awards
Dr. Dadashev has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and presented extensively at conferences. He authored the most recent chapter on “Treatment of Disk and Ligamentous Diseases of the Cervical Spine” in Youmans Neurological Surgery (6th edition). While at Emory University, the Georgia Neurosurgical Society awarded him “The Best Paper Presentation” on the use of novel 3-dimensional endoscopy in transsphenoidal pituitary surgery.
Dr. Dadashev is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgery (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). He is fluent in Russian.