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Michael B. Shannon, MD, FACS, FAAN, FACMQ

Michael B. Shannon, MD, FACS, FAAN, FACMQ

Get to know Dr. Shannon.

With vast experience in neurosurgery, Dr. Michael B. Shannon has been a practicing neurosurgeon since 1980.


Dr. Shannon specializes in providing surgical treatments for a range of conditions that affect the nervous system, with the scope of his practice focusing on:

  • Stereotactic cranial surgery tumors
  • Cranial surgery for hematomas, abscesses, strokes, and aneurysms
  • Complex complete spine surgery with instrumentation and fusions, including:
  • Artificial cervical disc replacement
  • Microdiscectomy – cervical and lumbar
  • Anterior cervical fusions
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Endoscopic minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery
  • Spinal cord tumors


Dr. Shannon graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and completed a General Surgery Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH.  He continued on and completed his Neurology and Neurosurgery Residencies at NYU Bellvue.


He has been in private solo practice in neurosurgery since 1985 and has been a practicing consultant with Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York since January 2017.  In addition, Dr. Shannon also works with his son, Dr. Craig Shannon, Chief of Neurosurgery at Vassar Medical Center.

Hospital Appointment

Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

Medical School

  • Medical College of Ohio  at Toledo


  • General Surgery Residency
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Neurology Residency
    NYU Bellvue
  • Neurosurgery Residency
    NYU Bellvue


Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (1982)

Contact us today to make an appointment with Dr. Shannon.