Dr. Craig Shannon was born in Manhattan, New York but grew up in the small town of Zanesville, Ohio. He is the son of a private practice Neurosurgeon and his mother is a registered nurse. He has two sisters, a twin sister, and a younger sister. He attended college at Miami University in Oxford Ohio and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and graduated with his medical degree in 2007.
Dr. Shannon began his training in Neurosurgery in 2007 at the Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. During his training he was the Chief Resident at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Manhattan, completed an Infolded spine fellowship at Westchester Medical Center, and completed a Chief Resident year at Westchester Medical Center. He graduated from his residency program in June of 2016 and joined the BSSNY Neurosurgery group. In August 2017, Dr. Shannon was appointed Chief and Medical Director of Neurosurgery at Vassar Brothers Hospital. He is also Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College.
Dr. Shannon is interested in all aspects of Neurosurgery which include cranial neurosurgery, trauma, and spine surgery.