Judith L. Gorelick, MD, ABNS, AANS, FACS

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Degenerative Cervical & Lumbar Conditions, Peripheral Nerve

Brain & Spinal Tumors

Nervous System Diseases


New York University of Medicine, New York, NY, M.D.


Cornell University- Ithaca, NY, Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience


University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI


Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery


Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Women in Neurosurgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Council of State Neurosurgical Societies

Connecticut State Neurological Society

New England Neurosurgical Society


Dr. Gorelick is one of the few board-certified female neurosurgeons in the state of CT and has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Her practice focuses on the surgical treatment of brain and spinal conditions including tumors, neck and back pain, degenerative and/or developmental cervical and lumbar spinal conditions, and spinal deformities. She utilizes state of the art technology to maximize surgical precision and minimize recovery time. She is a graduate of Cornell University with a BS in neuroscience, received her MD from New York University School of Medicine, and completed her neurosurgical training at The University of Michigan. Dr. Gorelick is respected by her patients and colleagues for her dedicated and compassionate approach to patient care as well as the time she spends trying to educate her patients on the problem they are facing as well as the range of treatment options. She emphasizes that a patient who understands their condition is best able to make informed decisions about their care. Dr. Gorelick has been consistently recognized as a CT Top Doctor, a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and was recognized by Becker’s Spine Review as one the top female spine surgeon leaders to know. She has published many scholarly articles, enjoys teaching medical students as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and holds the position of Chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at Griffin Hospital. Dr. Gorelick also has extensive experience in the area of worker’s compensation and has been a member of the medical advisory board for the CT Worker’s Compensation Commission since 2014.