Empowering Patients. Improving Outcomes.

Atlantic Brain and Spine is a trusted leader in comprehensive brain, spine and neurovascular care.

We’re not just a coordinated team of renowned physicians and clinicians. We’re your team, and we’re by your side every step of the way.

From imaging, diagnosis or a second opinion … to personalized treatment plans and the delivery of cutting-edge therapies … through recovery and monitoring, we make your journey seamless – so you can focus on your health.

Spine Care

We resolve back and neck pain using evidence-based care – including physical therapy, physiatry, pain management and, when necessary, minimally invasive or traditional surgery.

Brain Tumor Care

Our neurosurgeons lead a team of neuro-oncologists, radiation oncologists, neurologists and neuro-pathologists at Atlantic Health’s  Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center to treat brain tumors safely and effectively.

Neurovascular Care

We’re proud to pioneer the most innovative and effective treatments for strokes, brain aneurysms and other neurovascular conditions as we deliver the best outcomes for our patients.

Atlantic Brain and Spine in the News

We’re redefining the boundaries of what’s possible. Our commitment to excellence, coupled with a team of dedicated experts, has led to groundbreaking discoveries and innovative techniques that are reshaping the future of neurological care.

  • Dr. Benitez earned the distinction of being the first physician in the U.S. to utilize the FDA-approved AURORA® Surgiscope System to remove a blood clot in a patient with an intracerebral hemorrhage.

  • Dr. Benitez, who performed the first ever “gluing” procedure to stop a brain bleed in New Jersey, is now leading a clinical trial on this kind of embolization.

  • In 2021, 230,000 adults in the U.S. were diagnosed with lung cancer. Of those, 13% had small cell lung cancer – an aggressive form of cancer known for spreading quickly throughout the body and to the brain. The good news is … preventing brain metastases from this type of cancer is possible.

  • Nancy M. nearly lost half of her vision due to a large skull base tumor that was straining her optic nerves. Thanks to successful skull base surgery at the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, she is now tumor-free and redefining her life.

  • "I was a healthy 21-year-old attending my junior year at Seton Hall University when I experienced headaches and neck pain for six straight days," said John. "I knew something wasn't right, so I drove myself to the emergency room and was then admitted to the intensive care unit at Overlook Medical Center in Summit.”

  • Drawing on the specialists and expertise of the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute and Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, provides diagnosis and treatment of both benign and cancerous tumors of the brain, skull base, spine and spinal cord.

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