Our Story

Dr. Jenkins founded the Greenwich Neurological Institute (GNI) in 2016 in order to deliver world class care, education, and research to all. Through GNI programming, Dr. Jenkins is able to mentor the next generation of outstanding physicians by having students ranging from high school to medical school shadow him in clinic and surgery. Additionally, his research projects have lead to cutting edge surgical techniques and improved patient outcomes. And with GNI donations, Dr. Jenkins will bring modern spine care to international patients, unable to get such care at home.

Meet the Team

Arthur L Jenkins III MD

Founder & CEO

Dr. Jenkins is a board-certified neurosurgeon in New York City. A northeast native, he earned his BA in Biochemistry and then his MD from the University of Pennsylvania. His post-doctoral training included a surgical internship at NYU Medical Center/ Bellevue Hospital, a neurosurgical residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a complex spinal surgery fellowship at The Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He has clinical appointments in the Department of Neurosurgery as well as in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He is a treating physician for the NYPD, the NY Jets, and the NFL retired players’ program.

An innovator in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery, Dr. Jenkins' clinical interests span spectrum of spinal disorders. He has and continues to author numerous chapters and publish dozens of peer-reviewed papers on the subjects of neurosurgery and spinal surgery, and given scores of invited talks. Dr. Jenkins' clinical research focuses on advances in integrating new technology, and developing new techniques and technology for improvement in patient outcomes. His basic science research focuses on treatments for spinal cord injury, acute and delayed intervention, including surgical techniques to restore lost function below the level of injury, as well as developing new technology related to spinal injury prevention.

Dr. Jenkins’ approach to treatment is to partner with the patient and identify specific goals for treatment, and then offer highly individualized treatment plans with a focus on optimizing their quality of life.

Sarah Herrera, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Sarah is a board-certified acute care Nurse Practitioner, certified in neuroscience nursing and is a registered nurse first assistant in the operating room. Sarah earned her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and went on to obtain her Master's of Science in Nursing at New York University. Sarah has worked with Dr. Jenkins since 2008, assisting in the daily management of his practice.

Charlotte Hawks, MS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Charlotte earned her Bachelor's of Arts in Medicine, Health, and Society from Vanderbilt University and went on to obtain her Master's of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University. Charlotte has previously performed clinical research in pediatric neurology and pediatric gastroenterology, through which she presented her research findings at a national medical conference and has previously published in Pediatric Neurology. Charlotte works with Dr. Jenkins to maintain and grow all research projects.

Sandra Persisch

Practice Administrator

Sandra received her BS from St. John's University. She is a Practice Administrator with over 18 years of experience in revenue cycle, medicals software technology, and financial strategy for health systems and physician groups. She has a track record of improving efficiency of operations, ability to execute projects and budget in revenue cycle operations. Sandra has been working with Dr. Jenkins since 2018 and is responsible for overall operational functions of the medical group.

Board of Directors

Konstantinos Margetis, MD, PHD

Mount Sinai Neurosurgeon

Dr. Margetis completed fellowships in Complex Spine Surgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a frequent co-surgeon of Dr. Jenkins.

Anthony Vine, MD

Mount Sinai Surgeon

Dr. Vine is recognized as a Castle Connolly NY Top Doctor in Laparoscopic and General Surgery. Not only is he an accomplished surgeon, but he is also an accomplished violinist.

Patrick Ebert, CPA

President, Mavada Wealth Management

Patrick Ebert is a CPA and founded Mavada Wealth Management in 2004. He resides in Washington.

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