Leslie C. Schlachter, PA-C is a board-certified physician assistant and serves as Assistant Physician Assistant Site Director at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinical Director for the Mount Sinai Health System, and Chief Physician Assistant in the Department of Neurosurgery. Additionally, she manages Dr. Bederson’s clinical and surgical practice.
Leslie collaborates with Dr. Bederson and partners with patients from their first patient consultation, throughout their hospital stay, and after discharge from Mount Sinai.
To ensure that everyone is on the same page from your neurosurgical care and beyond, Leslie coordinates directly with the other primary and specialized physicians involved patients' care; including neurologists, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, ophthalmologists, primary care physicians, rehabilitation specialists, etc. Leslie is the only Advanced Practice Provider at Mount Sinai to win the Cullman Family Award for 2023. This distinguished recognition is presented to health care providers who rank in the top 5% nationally (95th percentile) for excellence in patient communication on the Press Ganey ambulatory patient experience survey.
Leslie considers helping patients through their surgical process an integral part of the patient experience, which ultimately leads to the best outcome.
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Leslie is often available for in-person or video consults.
Leslie is a well-known in social media for neurosurgery, medicine, and a leader for physician assistants and other advanced practice providers.
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