Paul S. Saphier, MD
Intracranial hemorrhages, brain tumor, endoscopic neurosurgery, stroke, aneurysms, vascular malformations, acoustic neuromas
Paul S. Saphier, MD is a native of New Jersey and an integral member of the ANS cerebrovascular team. Dr. Saphier received his BS in Biology (Six Year Biomedical Program) from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, graduating Summa Cum Laude, then received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, ranking in the top one-third of his class. Dr. Saphier completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in their Department of Neurosurgery and was the inaugural recipient of the Kalmon D. Post resident research award. Dr. Saphier subsequently completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he specialized in the treatment of neurovascular disorders such as intracranial aneurysms, vascular malformations, stroke, and pediatric vascular malformations.
Dr. Saphier is actively involved in clinical research and is the principal investigator of various ongoing trials. In addition, he is a published author and has written and lectured about many diverse neurosurgical procedures with a keen interest in ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
In the News
May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to spread the word about the nation’s fifth-leading cause of death.
Confronted with a Complex Vascular Malformation, One Patient’s Trust in his Neurosurgeon Paved the Way to Successful Treatment
Dr. Saphier confirmed Anthony had a very rare, complex vascular formation called a dural arteriovenous (AV) fistula. This abnormal connection between blood vessels in the brain meant Anthony had a 60 percent chance of hemorrhaging at any point.
New Jersey Neurosurgeon Spearheads Effort to Enhance Comfort, Reduce Recovery Time for Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Patients
Dr. Paul Saphier from Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists says a patient’s wrist is the key to taking endovascular neurosurgery to the next level.
How Emergency Surgery – Through the Wrist – Saved One Stroke Patient’s Life
Prior to her stroke, Kerri Squires had never even heard the word ‘aneurysm,’ let alone about life-saving brain surgery through your wrist. Now, she’s a living example of the potential that a radial approach to endovascular neurosurgery holds for others.
North Jersey Patient’s Success with New Minimally Invasive Brain Bleed Treatment Demonstrates Potential to Raise the Bar on the Standard of Care
Lucille Bonfanti is one of a growing number of patients who fully recovered from large, life-threatening brain bleeds thanks to highly skilled neurosurgeons and S.E.E.I.N.G.TM, a contemporary approach for treating historically lethal hemorrhages using a minimally invasive technique.
Strokes can strike at any age: Know the signs
Commonly referred to as a ministroke, a transient ischemic attack (TIA) happens when there is a blockage, often in the form of a blood clot, that obstructs blood flow to part of the brain.
Hope after stroke
A 75-year-old patient defies odds after Dr. Paul Saphier emergently removes brain clot. Despite the high mortality rate from stroke, some patients — such as Janis Blackburn — return to normal activities.
Dr. Paul Saphier Leads New Jersey Arm of Global Clinical Trial to Improve the Standard of Care for Brain Bleeds
Dr. Paul Saphier, a board-certified neurosurgeon and stroke specialist at Altair Health in Morristown, NJ, is helping spearhead an effort to advance what the medical community considers the best medical treatment for hemorrhagic strokes … and improve outcomes for patients.
The “Other” Type of Stroke You Need to Know About
Dr. Paul Saphier answers key questions about hemorrhagic strokes, also called brain bleeds.
Why the Worst Headache of Your Life Calls for Emergency Care
Rather than perform an open craniotomy, Dr. Saphier brought an advanced treatment option to the table – which he is spearheading at Overlook Medical Center – called S.E.E.I.N.G., short for Surgical Endoscopic Evacuation of Intracranial Hemorrhage with Neuro-navigational Guidance.