Mandana Behbahani, MD

Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Location

Montefiore at 3316 Rochambeau Avenue3316 Rochambeau AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2841
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Neurological Surgery
    • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
    Clinical Focus
    • Pediatric Neuro-oncology, skull base, Neuro-endoscopy, epilepsy, and craniocervical spinal pathology, Brain tumors, AVM, Moya Moya
  • Education & Training


    Residency Program

    University of Illinois @ Chicago


    Ann & Robert H. Luri Children's Hospital

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Mandana Behbahani, MD, is an attending physician and Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery at Montefiore Einstein. Dr. Behbahani specializes in pediatric neurological surgery with a focus on pediatric neuro-oncology, skull base, neuro-endoscopy, epilepsy, and vascular pathologies.

    Dr. Behbahani received her Bachelor of Science in microbiology from Arizona State University. She later attended University of Arizona College of Medicine, earning her Doctor of Medicine with a Research Distinction. She started her postgraduate neurosurgery residency training at University of Illinois in Chicago. Following the completion of her residency training, she completed a year-long fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Ann & Roberts H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

    Dr. Behbahani’s research focuses on adult and pediatric brain tumors, ranging from basics of understanding pathophysiology of schwannomas and meningiomas in neurofibromatosis as it relates to therapeutic drug targeting; intraoperative technology targeted towards improved tumor resection by identifying the tumor-brain interface; as well as a liquid biopsy in DIPG and exploration of the epigenetic landscape of DIPG tumors as it relates to therapeutic targets. Her work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, books and abstracts, and has been presented internationally at invited presentations. She has also presented her work at numerous national and international meetings.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore at 3316 Rochambeau Avenue

    3316 Rochambeau AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2841

    P: 718.920.6594

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.920.6594 Additional Details
    Montefiore Nyack Hospital
    160 North Midland AvenueNyack, NY 10960 P: 845.348.8880 F: 845.348.2047 Additional Details
    Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care -Westchester
    555 Taxter RoadElmsford, NY 10523 P: 833.691.8326 F: 914.909.1463 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.7400 Additional Details
    White Plains Hospital
    122 Maple AvenueWhite Plains, NY 10601 P: 866.633.8255 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.920.7400 Additional Details
    White Plains Hospital
    41 East Post RoadWhite Plains, NY 10601-4622 P: 866.633.8255 Additional Details
    555 Taxter RoadElmsford, NY 10523 Additional Details
    1250 Waters PlaceBRONX, NY 10461 Additional Details
    3316 Rochambeau AveBronx, NY 10467-2841 Additional Details