Sergey Neckrysh, MD

Assistant Professor & Chief, Spine Surgery Section
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Biographical Info

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Assistant Professor SUNY Upstate Medical University


Neurosurgical Surgery,
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, ILMedical School:
Moscow Sechenov Medical Academy,  Moscow, Russia



Board Certified:
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical Licensure:
New York



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago


  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Clinical Interests

  • Spine surgery including vascular malformations, degenerative disease, tumors, trauma, minimally invasive spine surgery, and complex instrumentation.
  • Skull Base and Tumor Surgery: including acoustics, meningiomas, pituitary tumors and endoscopic surgery.


Research Interests

  • New and emerging technologies in spinal surgery
  • Spine biomechanics


  • President of Russian Federation Scholarship


Selected Publications

  • Yusupov IR, Neckrysh S, Fredrickson BE. Adult Low-Grade Spondylolisthesis. Conservative Treatment vs. Surgery. Vacarro AR (ed): Controversies in Spine Surgery: Evidence-Based Treatment Recommendations. Thieme 2010.
  • Herrera SR, Chan M, Alaraj AM, Neckrysh S, Lemole MG, Slavin KV, Charbel FT, Amin-Hanjani S. CT Ventriculography for diagnosis of occult ventricular cysticerci. Surg Neurol Int 2010;1:92
  • Siemionow KB, Neckrysh S. Anterior Approach for Complex Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. Orthop Clin North Am. 2012 Jan;43(1):41-52
  • Nekrysh SY. Association between heritable connective tissue disorders and intracranial aneurysms. Surg Neurol. 2000 Jul;54(1):77-8. Review.
  • Neckrysh S, Lemole GM Jr, Charbel FT. Vascular lesions of the spinal cord, in Kim D, Henn JS, Dickman CA, Vacarro AR (ed): Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine: Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, pp 486-498.
  • Neckrysh S, Valyi-Nagy T, Charbel FT. Neuroenteric cyst of the anterior cranial fossa. Surg Neurol. 2006 Feb;65(2):142-8; discussion 148-9. Review.
  • Lemole GM Jr, Banerjee PP, Luciano C, Neckrysh S, Charbel FT. Virtual reality in neurosurgical education: part-task ventriculostomy simulation with dynamic visual and haptic feedback. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jul;61(1):142-8; discussion 148-9. Review.
  • Jho DH, Neckrysh S, Hardman J, Charbel FT, Amin-Hanjani S. Ethylene oxide gas sterilization: a simple technique for storing explanted skull bone. Technical note. J Neurosurg.2007 Aug;107(2):440-5.


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