Dr. Jenkins is the founder of Jenkins NeuroSpine, a Spine-focused practice in New York and Connecticut, focusing on improving the lives of patients suffering from spinal conditions. He developed new treatments and techniques in his prior role as co-director of the Neurosurgery Spine Program and director of both the Spinal Oncology and the Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MIS) programs at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is still an associate professor of both Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Jenkins is a board certified Neurosurgeon and fellowship trained in complex spinal neurosurgery from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He has offices in Manhattan and Greenwich, Connecticut and practices the full spectrum of spinal surgery.
He recently left the full-time faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he still retains “voluntary” faculty status, teaching the next generation of residents and students of all ages. He founded his new practice, Jenkins NeuroSpine, to embody all the lessons he learned practicing the most advanced medicine in the world, but bringing it to patients using the latest in technology and evidence-based medicine techniques to ensure all patients get the best recovery possible.
He is the former Director of the Spinal Oncology Program and oversees the treatment of tumors that involve the nerves, spinal column, and spinal cord. A pioneer in utilizing minimally invasive spinal surgery (MIS) to remove spinal tumors, Dr. Jenkins invented the concept of treating spinal tumors using a minimally invasive approach. In addition to his work in removing spinal tumors, Dr. Jenkins performs decompression procedures, spinal fusions, artificial disk replacements, and works to correct spinal deformities and does complicated revision cases. An Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
"Great experience - Dr. Jenkins has been of immense support throughout my experience. Answers all questions. Always there to help"
May 16, 2022
"My experience was wonderful - My experience has been good. He was very through and understanding. I felt very comfortable with him."
March 21, 2022
"I felt confident that the doctor listened and gave spot-on advice. - My experience with Dr. Jenkins was impeccable. He listens, understands, asks pertinent questions, and gives expert advice you can count on. He also is kind and approachable. Highly recommend to anyone, whether they need surgery or not."
March 21, 2022
"Straight forward and no sugar coating - Exactly what I was looking for. Someone with answer and wont tip toe around the issues"
March 18, 2022
"Terrific - Listened to all my problems and gave me a great plan of action"
March 2, 2022
"Outstanding - A great experience"
February 23, 2021
"LOVE him - After decades of suffering debilitating back problems, I finally got tired of being prescribed medications to mask the pain and being told nothing was wrong, I googled top spinal surgeons in NYC and found Dr. Jenkins. Apparently, other doctors read reports written by technicians but don't study the images. Diagnosed with Sacroiliatis, Fibromyalgia and degenerative spinal disease, but ..."Read more
February 23, 2021
"The Miracle Worker - I never felt more confident in a doctor in my life! Dr Jenkins and his team were on point and I left with no BS! BS...Bertolotti’s Syndrome. Lol Dr Jenkins is not a one and done doctor but a lifelong, caring and devoted physician."
August 3, 2020
"Outstanding physician!! - Imagine having severe lower back pain for the better part of a year. You receive a diagnosis from a top neurosurgeon. The treatment consisted of physical therapy and a steroid injection. Net result - the severe pain is still present. This is when I sought out Dr. Jenkins, and am I glad I did! In a nutshell, Dr. Jenkins is a very caring, world-class neurosurgeon. Dr. ..."Read more