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Daniel E. Nijensohn

MD, MSc, PhD, FACS, FAANS
Honorary Staff, Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery; Honorary Professor, Neurosurgery; Emeritus Chief and Senior Neurosurgeon at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery

Contact Information

Daniel E. Nijensohn, MD, MSc, PhD, FACS, FAANS

Mailing Address

  • Neurosurgery

    530 Hillside Road

    Fairfield, CT, 06824

    United States

Daniel E. Nijensohn
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Biography

Dr. Daniel E. Nijensohn was born in Mendoza, Argentina, where he graduated in the National University of Cuyo Medical School with an MD, as valedictorian, summa cum laude and gold medalist,  first in his class. He served as foreign medical war volunteer in the 1967 Six-Day-War at the Tel- Hashomer Army Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel. He interned at the University of Buenos Aires teaching hospitals, followed by a surgical internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston. He  trained as a neurosurgeon at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and got a Master of Science inNeurosurgery from the University of Minnesota  (MS) and then a Doctorate from the  UNCuyo (PhD) in neuroanatomy. He is Emeritus Chief of Neurosurgery, St. Vincent's Medical Center, Honorary Neurosurgeon, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT; past staff Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale Gamma Knife Center. He is Honorary Professor, Neurosurgery, Yale School of Medicine; past president, Connecticut Neurosurgical Society.

Education & Training

  • MSc
    University of Minnesota, Neurosurgery (1976)
  • PhD
    National University, Neuroanatomy (1976)
  • MD
    University of Cuyo (1970)
  • Chief Resident Associate
    Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  • Fellow
    Mayo Clinic
  • Resident
    Mayo Clinic
  • Resident
    Mayo Clinic
  • Intern
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center
  • Intern
    Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Intern
    Instituto de Investigaciones Medicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Foreign Volunteer
    Tel-Hashomer Government Hospital

Professional Service

OrganizationRole
Connecticut State Neurological SocietyPresident

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