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Charles Prestigiacomo MD

Charles Prestigiacomo, MD

  • Surgery-Neurological
Languages Spoken English, Italian, Spanish
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    Bio
    As Chairman and Director of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program, Dr. Prestigiacomo leads the Department of Neurological Surgery at New Jersey Medical School. He also directs the Cerebrovascular Center in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the TheUniversity Hospital.

    Dr. Prestigiacomo is renowned for his specialty in cerebrovascular microsurgery (aneurysms, AVM, cavernous malformation, carotid endarterectomy and bypass), endovascular surgery for the treatment of all brain, spinal cord and head/neck pathology (aneurysms, AVM, stroke, tumor, vessel occlusion) and stereotactic radiosurgery for vascular lesions. His research has included topics such as the outcomes in subarachnoid hemorrhage, mechanisms of cerebral vasospasm, decision analysis and biophysics of aneurysm formation.

    During his residency, Dr. Prestigiacomo became interested in the various aspects of cerebrovascular disease. This interest led him to spend one year on the Interventional Neuroradiology/Endovascular Service at Columbia-Presbyterian, studying the numerous techniques by which cerebrovascular disease could be treated from within the vessels of the brain and spinal cord.

    After completing his residency in 2000, Dr. Prestigiacomo sought further subspecialized training in Neurointerventional Radiology/Endovascular Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. During this time, he continued to develop the necessary endovascular skills for the treatment of diseases of the brain and spinal cord as well as the head and neck.
    Clinical Expertise

    Neurosurgery

  • Medical School

    Columbia University

    Internship

    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

    Residency

    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

    Fellowship

    Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Beech Street
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Health Net
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • National Association of Letter Carriers
    • New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • United Health Care
    • Wellchoice
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    AARP Healthcare, Aetna US Health Care, Amerigroup, Amerihealth, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Beech Street, Cigna Healthcare, Consumer Health Network, Federal Blue Cross PPO, GHI- Group Health Incorporated, Great West Healthcare, HMO Blue - Medicare Blue, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Managed Care, Horizon NJ Health, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Magnacare/Magnet, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, Medicaid, Medicare, Multiplan, National Association of Letter Carriers, New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund, Oxford Health Plans, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Qualcare, State Farm, Travelers, United Health Care, Wellchoice, Health Net, Mutual of Omaha