Dr. Justin Robert Mascitelli smiling for his staff photo.

Department

Neurosurgery

Justin Robert Mascitelli, M.D., FAANS

Assistant Professor

Personal Statement:

Dr. Justin Mascitelli is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the surgical and endovascular management of cerebrovascular disorders.

Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons, November 2020

Clinical Focus
Brain Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)Aneurysm Clipping
Aneurysm Coiling
Balloon-Assisted Aneurysm Coiling
Stent-Assisted Aneurysm Coiling
Pipeline Embolization
Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Arteriovenous Fistulas (AVFs), and Spinal Malformations
Embolization
Microsurgical Resection
Carotid Stenosis
Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
Carotid Endarterectomy
Stroke
Mechanical Thrombectomy
Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)
Intracranial Stenosis and Moyamoya Disease
Intracranial Stenting
Bypass
Cavernous Malformations
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm
Microvascular Decompression
Brain Tumor
Meningioma
Skull Base Tumor
Tumor Embolization
Compression Fracture
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Miscellaneous
Venous Sampling
WADA Testing
Balloon Test Occlusion


Education

The Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
Fellow, Cerebrovascular Surgery
July 2017 – June 2018
Fellowship Director: Michael Lawton

Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
Fellow, Endovascular Neurosurgery
July 2013 – June 2015
Fellowship Directors: Aman Patel, Alejandro Berenstein, J Mocco

Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
Resident, Neurological Surgery
July 2010 – June 2017

Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Doctor of Medicine, June 2010

University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts, May 2006
Major: Chemistry

Research

Principle Investigator: A multicenter, prospective registry of wide-neck intracranial aneurysms treated by both microsurgical and endovascular techniques.

Awards & Accomplishments

Poster of Distinction, Contralateral Supracerebellar-Infratentorial Approach for Resection of Thalamic Cavernous Malformations. North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2018.

Editors Choice Article, An Update to the Raymond-Roy Occlusion Classification of intracranial aneurysms treated with coil embolization. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jul;7(7):496-502

Kalmon D. Post, MD, Neurosurgery Residents Publication Award, Mount Sinai Hospital, June 2015

Publications

Mascitelli JR, Lawton MT, Hendricks B, Nakaji P, Zabramski J, Spetzler RF. Analysis of wide neck aneurysms in the Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial. [Accepted by Neurosurgery]

Mascitelli J, Yoon S, Cole T, Lawton MT. Does Eloquence Subtype Influence Outcome Following Arteriovenous Malformation Surgery? [Accepted by JNS]

Mascitelli JR, Gandhi S, Meybodi AT, Lawton MT. The Oculomotor-Tentorial Triangle Part 2: A Microsurgical Workspace for Vascular Lesions in the Crural and Ambient Cisterns. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 29:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]

De Leacy RA, Fargen KM, Mascitelli JR, Fifi J, Turkheimer L, Zhang X, Patel AB, Koch MJ, Pandey AS, Wilkinson DA, Griauzde J, James RF, Fortuny EM, Cruz A, Boulos A, Nourollah-Zadeh E, Paul A, Sauvageau E, Hanel R, Aguilar-Salinas P, Novakovic RL, Welch BG, Almardawi R, Jindal G, Shownkeen H, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Mocco J. Wide-neck Bifurcation aneuRysms of the middle cerebral Artery and basilar apex treated by eNdovascular teCHniques: A multicenter, core lab adjudicated study evaluating safety and durability of occlusion (BRANCH). J Neurointerv Surg. 2018 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Goyal N, Tsivgoulis G, Frei D, Turk A, Baxter B, Froehler MT, Mocco J, Vachhani J, Hoit D, Elijovich L, Loy D, Turner RD, Mascitelli J, Espaillat K, Alexandrov AV, Alexandrov AW, Arthur AS. Comparative safety and efficacy of modified TICI 2b and TICI 3 reperfusion in acute ischemic strokes treated with mechanical thrombectomy. Neurosurgery. 2018 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Goyal N, Tsivgoulis G, Frei D, Turk A, Baxter B, Froehler MT, Mocco J, Vachhani J, Hoit D, Elijovich L, Loy D, Turner RD, Mascitelli J, Espaillat K, Alexandrov AV, Alexandrov AW, Arthur AS. Comparative Safety and Efficacy of Combined Intravenous Thrombolysis and Mechanical Thrombectomy with direct Mechanical Thrombectomy in Emergent Large Vessel Occlusion. Neurology. 2018 Apr 10;90(15):e1274-e1282. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

Mascitelli J, Burkhardt JM, Gandhi S, Lawton MT. Contralateral Supracerebellar-Infratentorial Approach for Resection of Thalamic Cavernous Malformations. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Wei D, Oxley TJ, Nistal DA, Mascitelli JR, Wilson N, Stein L, Liang J, Turkheimer LM, Morey JR, Schwegel C, Awad AJ, Shoirah H, Kellner CP, De Leacy RA, Mayer SA, Tuhrim S, Paramasivam S, Mocco J, Fifi JT. Mobile Interventional Stroke Teams Lead to Faster Treatment Times for Thrombectomy in Large Vessel Occlusion. Stroke. 2017 Dec;48(12):3295-3300. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Mascitelli JR, Schlachter L, Oemke H, Chartrain AG, Gilligan J, Costa AB, Shrivastava RK, Bederson JB. Navigation-Linked Heads-Up Display in Intracranial Surgery: Accuracy and Utility. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Wei D, Mascitelli JR, Nistal DA, Kellner CP, Fifi JT, Mocco J, De Leacy RA. The use and utility of aspiration thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and met-analysis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Oct;38(10):1978-1983. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Mascitelli JR, Yaeger K, Wei D, Kellner CP, Oxley TJ, De Leacy RA, Fifi JT, Patel AB, Naidich TP, Bederson JB, Mocco J. Multimodality Treatment of PICA Aneurysms. World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct;106:493-503. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Goyal N, Tsivgoulis G, Frei D, Turk A, Baxter B, Froehler MT, Mocco J, Vachhani J, Hoit D, Elijovich L, Loy D, Turner RD, Mascitelli J, Espaillat K, Alexandrov AV, Alexandrov AW, Arthur AS. A multicenter study of the safety and effectiveness of mechanical thrombectomy for patients with acute ischemic stroke not meeting top-tier evidence criteria. J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Mascitelli JR, Kellner CP, Oravec CS, De Leacy RA, Oermann EK, Yaeger K, Paramasivam S, Fifi JT, Mocco J. Factors associated with successful revascularization using the aspiration component of ADAPT in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Jul;9(7):636-640.

Oermann EK, Rubinsteyn A, Ding D, Mascitelli J, Starke RM, Bederson JB, Kano H, Lunsford LD, Sheehan JP, Hammerbacher J, Kondziolka D. Using a Machine Learning Approach to Predict Outcomes after Radiosurgery for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 9;6:21161.

Mascitelli JR, Wilson N, Shoirah H, De Leacy RA, Furtado SV, Paramasivam S, Oermann EK, Mack WJ, Tuhrim S, Dangayach NS, Meyer SA, Bederson JB, Mocco J, Fifi JT. The impact of evidence: evolving therapy for acute ischemic stroke in a large healthcare system. J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Nov;8(11):1129-1135.

Mascitelli JR, Oermann EK, Mocco J, Fifi JT, Paramasivam S, Stapleton CJ, Patel AB. Predictors of success following endovascular retreatment of intracranial aneurysms. Interv Neuroradiol. 2015 Aug;21(4):426-32.

Mascitelli JR, Moyle H, Oermann EK, Polykarpou MF, Doshi A, Patel AA, Gologorsky Y, Bederson JB, Patel AB. An Update to the Raymond-Roy Occlusion Classification of intracranial aneurysms treated with coil embolization. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jul;7(7):496-502. [EDITOR’S CHOICE]

Mascitelli JR, Oermann EK, De Leacy RA, Moyle H, Patel AB. Angiographic outcome of intracranial aneurysms with neck remnant following coil embolization. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jul;7(7):484-9.

Mascitelli JR, Patel AB, Polykarpou MF, Patel AA, Moyle H. Analysis of early angiographic outcome using unique large diameter coils in comparison with standard coils in the embolization of cerebral aneurysms: a retrospective review. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Feb;7(2):126-30.