Craig M. Shannon, MD

craig shannon md

Get to know Dr. Shannon

Dr. Craig Shannon was born in Manhattan, New York but grew up in the small town of Zanesville, Ohio. He is the son of a private practice Neurosurgeon and his mother is a registered nurse. He has two sisters, a twin sister, and a younger sister. He attended college at Miami University in Oxford Ohio and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and graduated with his medical degree in 2007.


Dr. Shannon began his training in Neurosurgery in 2007 at the Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. During his training he was the Chief Resident at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Manhattan, completed an Infolded spine fellowship at Westchester Medical Center, and completed a Chief Resident year at Westchester Medical Center. He graduated from his residency program in June of 2016 and joined the BSSNY Neurosurgery group. He is interested in all aspects of Neurosurgery which include Cranial Neurosurgery, Trauma, and Spine surgery.



  • Miami of Ohio University, Oxford, Ohio, B.A. – 2002
  • University of Toledo College of Medicine, M.D. – June 2007


Medical Licenses

  • State of New York: Medicine and Surgery
  • State of New Jersey: Medicine and Surgery
  • State of Connecticut: Medicine and Surgery
  • State of Ohio: Medicine and Surgery
  • State of Florida: Medicine and Surgery


Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor in Neurosurgery: New York Medical College, Department of Neurosurgery,
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery: New York Medical College, Department of Neurosurgery


Hospital Appointments/Affiliations

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center: Poughkeepsie NY
  • Westchester Medical Center: Valhalla NY
  • Mid Hudson Medical Center of Westchester Medical Center: Poughkeepsie NY
  • White Plains Hospital: White Plains NY
  • Northern Westchester Medical Center: Mt. Kisco, NY
  • Putnam Hospital: Carmel NY
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center: Attending Physician, Neurosurgery: Bronx NY


Academic Training 

  • Resident: Neurosurgery
    Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY
  • Chief Resident: Neurosurgery
    St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan, NY
  • Infolded Spine Fellowship: Neurosurgery
    Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY:
  • Chief Resident: Neurosurgery
    Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY

Awards & Commendations 

  • 2011- NREF/DePuy Spine Research Fellow: Presented Research at the American Association of  Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting May 2015, Washington, D.C.
  • 2011- Dr. Del Guercio First Place Research Award
  • 2011- New York State Society 2nd Place Research Award


Professional Societies 

  • Sigma Chi Fraternity (Alpha Chapter): Life Loyal Sig
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • New York State Neurosurgical Society
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons


Insurance Plans Accepted:

  • Workers Comp
  • No Fault
  • Fidelis
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Medicaid Only
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Pomco
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Teamsters Local 456
  • Tricare aka Healthnet aka Humana
  • WellCare
  • Corvel Workers Comp PPO
  • Affinity

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