James T. Goodrich, M.D, Ph.D., DSci. (Hon)

James T. Goodrich, M.D, Ph.D., DSci. (Hon)

Member type: University academic department

Specialty: Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Bronx, United States of America



Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Bronx, United States of America

Conditions Treated

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Trauma
  • Tumor
  • Vascular
  • Craniofacial
  • Spine
  • Epilepsy
  • Spasticity
  • Peripheral Nerve

Equipment used

  • Drill
  • Microinstruments
  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Flexible
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • Frameless navigation
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • MRI
  • Angiography
  • CT


Dr. Goodrich did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Irvine and completed his graduate work at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Columbia University receiving a Masters and Doctorate of Philosophy. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York. Dr. Goodrich is presently director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. Dr. Goodrich holds the academic rank of Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Goodrich was recently awarded a Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) by the College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, New York. In December of 2009 Dr. Goodrich was honored by the Burdenko Neurological Institute with an honorary doctorate of neurosurgery at a festschrift for Professor Alexander Konovalov. Dr. Goodrich has been an international lecturer having now given lectures in over 75 countries plus been honored as a visiting professor at a number of international universities and hospitals. Dr. Goodrich’s clinical interests are in craniofacial surgery and craniosynostosis along with the development of complex craniofacial approaches to the skull base for tumor, pediatric brain tumors, spinal dysraphism/bifida and pediatric vascular anomalies and trauma. Dr. Goodrich and his craniofacial team has developed an active interest in the separation of craniopagus twins with the team having now consulted on 31 cases worldwide Dr. Goodrich has been a leader in developing hands-on workshops for surgeons in dealing with high-speed drill instrumentation, neuro-endoscopy and implantable devices. To date he has organized and developed over one hundred and fifty postgraduate courses for pediatric neurosurgeons around the world

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
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