Michael B. Shannon, MD, FACS, FAAN, FACMQ

Dr. Mike Shannon of brain and spine surgeons of new york

Get to know Dr. Shannon

With vast experience in neurosurgery, Dr. Michael B. Shannon has been a practicing neurosurgeon since 1980.


Dr. Shannon specializes in providing surgical treatments for a range of conditions that affect the nervous system, with the scope of his practice focusing on:

  • Stereotactic cranial surgery tumors
  • Cranial surgery for hematomas, abscesses, strokes, and aneurysms
  • Complex complete spine surgery with instrumentation and fusions, including:
  • Artificial cervical disc replacement
  • Microdiscectomy – cervical and lumbar
  • Anterior cervical fusions
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Endoscopic minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery
  • Spinal cord tumors


Dr. Shannon graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and completed a General Surgery Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH.  He continued on and completed his Neurology and Neurosurgery Residencies at NYU Bellvue.


He has been in private solo practice in neurosurgery since 1985, and has been a practicing consultant with Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York since January, 2017.  In addition, Dr. Shannon also works with his son, Dr. Craig Shannon, Chief of Neurosurgery at Vassar Medical Center.



Medical School
Medical College of Ohio  at Toledo

General Surgery Residency
Good Samaritan Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Neurology Residency
NYU Bellvue

Neurosurgery Residency
NYU Bellvue



American Board of Neurological Surgery (1982)

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