Dr. Jonathan Citow

Dr. Jonathan Citow
Dr. Jonathan Citow graduated from Johns Hopkins University with honors and received his training in Neurosurgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

After achieving the second highest score in the United States on the Neurological Surgery Board Examination, he authored the texts Comprehensive Neurosurgical Board Review; Essential Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology; Neuroradiology and Neuropathology: text and atlas; Neurosurgery Oral Board Review and; Neurosurgical Board Review Questions and Answers for Self-Assessment. Dr. Citow invented the Citow Cervical Visualizer, a spinal device now used world wide. He has also published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and sits on the submission review board of the international journal Spinal Cord. He is the chief of Neurosurgery at Condell Medical Center. Dr. Citow is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.  Dr. Citow is a board certified neurosurgeon.

His special interests include complex spinal disorders, fusions, minimally invasive spinal surgery (ie. outpatient micro-diskectomies and hemilaminectomies for stenosis and synovial cysts with METRx™ tubes), hydrocephalus (endoscopic 3rd ventriculostomies), trigeminal neuralgia, and chiari malformations. He cares for both adult and pediatric neurosurgical patients.