“I take pride in making complex problems clear for my patients. Providing this type of clarity to individuals empowers them to make the best decisions regarding treatment. In my opinion, this is the most important part of what I do.”

Dr. Anthony D’Ambrosio

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About Dr. Anthony D’Ambrosio

Dr. D’Ambrosio received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with honors as a member of Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society and Golden Key National Honor Society. 

He was then awarded his doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he also graduated with honors. At Vanderbilt, Dr. D’Ambrosio is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society.

Dr. D’Ambrosio then began his career at Columbia University, serving as an intern with the Department of Surgery. He was then a Rosenak/Cohen Research Fellowship with the Cerebrovascular Laboratory at Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. 

Dr. D’Ambrosio then served as the resident physician and then chief resident with the Department of Neurological Surgery. He completed his education at Tampa General Hospital as a Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Fellow.

Dr. D’Ambrosio focuses his clinical practice on benign brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. He has expertise in a variety of complex surgical and radiosurgical techniques intended to successfully treat complex diseases of the brain. These techniques include micro-neurosurgery, microvascular decompression surgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery.

Throughout his professional career, Dr. D’Ambrosio has been a member of various professional societies and has held multiple appointments. He was a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Acoustic Neuroma Association of New Jersey.  He served as Columbia Executive Committee’s Resident Representative, an assistant professor of Neurological Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.

Dr. D’Ambrosio is currently active as the Director of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Center at The Valley Hospital. In addition to his work at The Neurosurgeons of New Jersey, Dr. D’Ambrosio is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He has authored over 25 peer-reviewed journals and six book chapters.

Dr. D’Ambrosio has been awarded (201) Magazine Bergen’s Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly Best Doctor, NJBIZ’s Physician of the Year, Best Doctors® in America and the award recipient of Patient’s Choice.

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Honors & Awards

See what Dr. D’Ambrosio has accomplished over the years.

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Awards
Bergen Magazine Top Doctors (2020)
Vitals Patient Choice Award (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2011)
Best Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)
(201) Health Top Doctors (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors (2017, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011)
HealthGrades Honor Roll (2015, 2014)
Marquis Who’s Who in America (2015, 2014, 2013)
Top Surgeons Award (2013, 2012)

National Leadership Position
AANS/CNS Tumor Section – Executive Committee Member

Other Leadership Positions
Director of Neurosurgery at the Valley Hospital
Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Program at the Valley Hospital
President of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society

  • Patients Choice Awards

    Patients' Choice

    This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients.

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    Compassionate Doctor

    This honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

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    On-Time + Promptness

    This recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments.

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    Top 10 Doctor

    Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

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Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award Recipient (2017)
Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cranial Neurosurgery (2017)
Five-Star Recipient for Cranial Neurosurgery (2017)

Best Doctors

Awards
Bergen Magazine Top Doctors (2020)
Vitals Patient Choice Award (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2011)
Best Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)
(201) Health Top Doctors (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors (2017, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011)
HealthGrades Honor Roll (2015, 2014)
Marquis Who’s Who in America (2015, 2014, 2013)
Top Surgeons Award (2013, 2012)

National Leadership Position
AANS/CNS Tumor Section – Executive Committee Member

Other Leadership Positions
Director of Neurosurgery at the Valley Hospital
Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Program at the Valley Hospital
President of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society

Patients Choice Awards

Patients’ Choice

This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients.

Compassionate Doctor

This honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

On-Time + Promptness

This recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments.

Top 10 Doctor

Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

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Valley Hospital Affiliate
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award Recipient (2017)
Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cranial Neurosurgery (2017)
Five-Star Recipient for Cranial Neurosurgery (2017)

Publications

See the research Dr. Anthony D’Ambrosio has had published.