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Dr. Artem Y. Vaynman


Dr. Artem Y. Vaynman

Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., is a board certified Neurosurgeon with special expertise in complex spinal surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Vaynman treats a variety of spine problems, such as degenerative scoliosis, spinal stenosis, compression fractures, back pain, herniated disc, and sciatica.  He received his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, from New York University College of Art and Science, New York, NY, where he was on the Dean’s List. During his studies at the NYU Department of Molecular Biology, Dr. Vaynman was awarded the National Scientific Foundation Grant for Research.

Dr. Vaynman obtained his medical degree at SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, magna cum laude.  He received the Jadwin Honor Scholarship, a Clinical Excellence Award while at SUNY-Downstate.  At the New Jersey Medical School University Hospital in Newark, NJ Dr. Vaynman served as Resident in General Surgery and Resident in Neurosurgery. He then became Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, followed by his position as Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital, Newark, NJ. He holds medical licenses in California, NJ, and NY. Most recently he completed a Complex Spine Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

He authored a chapter on “Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis” in Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery: Spine. Dr. Vaynman has published papers in multiple peer-reviewed journals on topics of brain injury and treatment of acute hydrocephalus. 

Dr Vaynman is currently co-chief of spine surgery at Mercy Medical Center. In addition, as a Fellow Member of both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Vaynman has presented at CNS and AANS annual meetings. He also performed Chief of Service Grand Rounds at UMDNJ-Newark, New York Neurosurgical Society and at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, Ohio on multiple topics.   Dr. Vaynman is fluent in Russian.

Interview video with Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S.