Administration

SBMC Medical Education - Neurosurgery Teaching Faculty

Director of Osteopathic Medical Education

Greg Rokosz, D.O., J.D. is the Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at SBMC and the Osteopathic Director of Medical Education for the SBMC which includes the neurosurgical residency program. He is also Associate Dean and Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine-UMDMJ-NJMS for RWJBarnabas Health. Dr. Rokosz is presently the Vice Chairman of the NYCOMEC Board of Directors and past member of the OPTI Committee. Dr. Rokosz received his D.O. degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery and his J.D. magna cum, laude from Seton Hall University School of law in Newark, NJ.

Program Director

Otakar R. Hubschmann, M.D., FAANS, FACS is the Osteopathic Neurosurgical Residency Program Director. He is also the Director of the INNS and Director of Neurosurgery at SBMC. He is nationally and internationally recognized neurosurgeon who has published over 50 articles and abstracts in peer reviewed journals and received numerous awards and recognitions. Dr. Hubschmann completed his neurosurgical training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital in New York. He was a co-founder of the first allopathic neurosurgical residency program in NJ while a tenured Professor of Neurosurgery at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ. He was the first Neurosurgical Residency Program Director at SBMC during its affiliation with UMDNJ. Since then, Dr. Hubschmann also held the position of a Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Seton Hall University and he is currently a Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at the NYCOM/NYIT. Dr. Hubschmann specializes in brain tumor surgery, surgery for AVMs, skull base surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. He is in charge of the research program at the animal laboratory dealing with the changes in ionic homeostasis in models of subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial hemorrhage and its relationship to intracranial pressure.

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