Dorothea Altschul, MD
Director of Neurointerventional Neurosurgery at Neurosurgeons of NJ and at The Valley Hospital
Dr. Altschul is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology, as well as AANS certified in Neuroendovascular Surgery. Currently, she serves as the Director of Neurointerventional Neurosurgery at Neurosurgeons of NJ and at The Valley Hospital. Dr Altschul is a senior member of various professional societies, including the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, and the American Academy of Neurology. She is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, the most premier scientific journal in her field.
Dr. Altschul trained in Neuroendovascular Surgery in a two year clinical fellowship at the Columbia Campus of the NY Presbyterian Hospital (Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons) in New York. Prior to that, she completed a clinical and research fellowship in Vascular Neurology with focus on stroke and critical care neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School) in Boston. She finished her neurology training at Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroepidemiology at the National Institute on Aging (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.
She is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, a distinction given to doctors recognized for their scientific and professional accomplishments, volunteer leadership and service in the field of neurointervention and stroke.