Mark Camel, MD

Dr. Mark Camel
  • College: University of Rochester, New York, 1977
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1981
  • Residency: Neurological Surgery, Barnes Hospital, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1982-1985 Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery, Barnes Hospital, 1985-1986
  • Fellowship: Neurological Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, 1986-1987
Mark Camel, MD, is a neurosurgeon who specializes in spine surgery. He is the section head of neurosurgery at Greenwich Hospital. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

Dr. Camel received his undergraduate degree from University of Rochester in New York and medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Missouri. After finishing his role as Chief Resident in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Barnes Hospital, he studied the molecular biology of pituitary tumors and astrocytoma during his research fellowship in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Pharmacology at the Washington University School of Medicine. He then served on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons for nine years in many roles including Vice President and several committee chairmanships.

Dr. Camel is currently a member of the New York Regional Cabinet for Washington University and serves on the Board of Trustees of Brunswick School.

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This note is in continuing appreciation of Dr. Mark Camel’s skills (communication, bedside and surgical). He completely resolved acute, incapacitating pain with a very successful microdiscectomy. He and his team at the surgery center – and all of the team at ONS were extraordinary. From diagnoses, to exploring options, second opinions, the surgery and the recovery were highly professional, suitably quick and a good as new result. Thank you. (5 Star Review on Healthgrades from V.S., Naples, FL)
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Professional Affiliations

Congress of Neurological Surgeons/ Section on Tumors
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Board of Neurological Surgeons
The New England Neurological Society
The Physician’s Scientific Society


American Board of Neurological Surgery


Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2010, 2012 – 2020
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctor 2012-2020
Stamford Magazine Top Doctor 2012-2020
New Canaan/Darien Magazine Top Doctor 2012-2019
New York Magazine Top Doctors 2014, 2020
Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2009 – 2012, 2017
The Wag Magazine Best Doctors 2010
Westport Magazine Top Doctor 2012-2017


Cluster headache as a manifestation of intracranial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: a case report with pathophysiological considerations. Bigal ME, Rapoport AM, Camel M. Cephalalgia. 2003 Mar;23(2):124-8. PMID: 12603369 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology, April, 2002

Twist-drill craniostomy for the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma. Camel M. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2000 Jul;11(3):515-8. Review. PMID: 10918023 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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