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  • Bio
    Dr. Estin specializes in the treatment of brain tumors as well as spinal disorders. He has particular expertise in the use of endoscopic techniques to remove pituitary tumors at the base of the brain through the nose. He is well-versed in the use of advanced technology such as image guidance systems and stereotactic radiosurgery (i.e. GammaKnife, Cyberknife) for the eradication of brain tumors and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Estin has advanced training in minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery including the use of tubular portals for microdiscectomy, spinal fusion, and kyphoplasty . He also has expertise in artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine. With his main office in central New Jersey and his faculty position at Columbia University in New York City, Dr. Estin has helped to establish a center of excellence for neurosurgery in the communities of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Dr. Estin is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine. He performed his internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Boston, and his residency at Tufts Medical Center, also in Boston.
    Clinical Expertise

    Neurosurgery

  • Medical School

    New York University, NYC, NY, 1991

    Internship

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 1992

    Residency

    Tufts Univ - New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1998

    Publications

    Estin D, Troffkin N, Heilman CB: Bone flap fixation with titanium clamps: a new technique. Surg Neurol 53:391-5, 2000. Estin D, Li M, Spray D, Wu JK: Connexins are expressed in primary brain tumors and enhance the bystander effect in gene therapy. Neur

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Guardian Resources Inc.
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Medicare