Anthony B. Costa, Ph.D.
Director, Neurosurgery Simulation Core
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Mount Sinai Health System
1468 Madison Avenue, Box 1136
Annenberg Building, Room 8-36
New York, NY 10029-6574
T 212-241-5863

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Vita: Publications (Including Conference Papers):

  1. E. K. Oermann, J. S. Multani, J. Mascitelli, K. Nicol, J. Titano, B. Skovrlj, M. Pain, J. D. Mocco, A. B. Costa, R. Shrivastava, “Quantitative CT ventriculography for Assessment and Monitoring of Hydrocephalus: a Pilot Study and Description of Method in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)”, J. Neurosurgery, Submitted.
  2. S. Lee, S. Sobotka, I. Corcuera-Solano, D. M. Garcia, C. A. Sarkiss, M. A. Chary, A. B. Costa, J. B. Bederson, E. L. Gordon, “Critical Assessment of the Clinical Factors that Affect Accurate Placement of Ventriculostomies”, Submitted.
  3. S. Sarkiss, S. Philemond, J. Lee, S. Sobotka, T. D. Holloway, M. Moore, A. B. Costa, E. Gordon, J. B. Bederson, “Neurosurgical Skill Assessment: Measuring Technical Proficiency in Neurosurgery Residents through Intraoperative Video Evaluations”, World Neurosurgery, 89 (2016) 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.12.052
  4. S. Sultana, J. E. Blatt, Y. Lee, M. Ewend, J. S. Cetas, A. B. Costa, M. Audette, “Patient-Specific Cranial Nerve Identification Using a Discrete Deformable Contour Model for Skull Base Neurosurgery Planning and Simulation”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4901 (2016) 36-44. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-31808-0_5.
  5. P. Kovatch, A. B. Costa, Z. Giles, E. Fluder, H. M. Cho, S. Mazurkova, “Big Omics Data Experience”, SC '15 39 (2015). doi: 10.1145/2807591.2807595.
  6. T. Holloway, Z. S. Lorsch, M. A. Chary, S. Sobotka, M. M. Moore, A. B. Costa, R. F. Del Maestro, J. Bederson, “Operator Experience Determines Performance in a Simulated Computer-Based Brain Tumor Resection Task”, Int. J. CARS 10 (2015) 1853-1862. doi: 10.1007/s11548-015-1160-y.
  7. R. G. Brook, A. Heinecke, A. B. Costa, P. Peltz, Jr., M. Bader, V. C. Betro, T. Baer, R. C. Hulguin, P. Dubey, “Beacon: Exploring the Application of Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors to Scientific Computing”, Computing in Science Engineering 17 (2015) 65-72. doi: 10.1109/MCSE.2014.113.
  8. J. R. Green, A. B. Costa, B. A. Grzybowski, I. Szleifer, “Relationship Between Dynamical Entropy and Energy Dissipation far from Thermodynamic Equilibrium”, PNAS 110 (2013) 16339-16343. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1312165110.
  9. A. B. Costa, J. R. Green, “Extending the Length and Time Scales of Gram-Schmidt Lyapunov Vector Computations”, J. Comput. Phys. 246 (2013) 113-122. doi: 10.1016/
  10. A. L. Dill, L. S. Eberlin, A. B. Costa, D. R. Ifa, R. G. Cooks, “Data Quality in Tissue Analysis using Desorption Electrospray Ionization”, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 401 (2011) 1949-1961. doi: 10.1007/s00216-011-5249-z.
  11. J. I. Zhang, A. B. Costa, W. A. Tao, R. G. Cooks, “Direct Detection of Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters using Low Temperature Plasma (LTP) Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Bacterial Differentiation”, Analyst 136 (2011) 3091-3097. doi: 10.1039/C0AN00940G.
  12. A. B. Costa, R. G. Cooks, “Origin of Chiral Selectivity in Gas-Phase Serine Tetramers”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 (2011) 877-885. doi: 10.1039/C0CP01402H.
  13. A. L. Dill, L. S. Eberlin, A. B. Costa, C. Zheng, D. R. Ifa, L. Cheng, T. A. Masterson, M. O. Koch, O. Vitek, R. G. Cooks, “Multivariate Statistical Identification of Human Bladder Carcinomas using Ambient Ionization Imaging Mass Spectrometry”, Chem. A Euro. J. 17 (2011) 2897-2902. doi: 10.1002/chem.201001692.
  14. R. G. Cooks, N. E. Manicke, A. L. Dill, D. R. Ifa, L. S. Eberlin, A. B. Costa, H. Wang, G. Huang, Z. Ouyang, “New Ionization Methods and Miniature Mass Spectrometers in Biomedicine: DESI Imaging for Cancer Diagnostics and Paper Spray Ionization for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring”, Faraday Discuss. 149 (2011) 247-267. doi:10.1039/c005327a.
  15. J. I. Zhang, N. Talaty, A. B. Costa, Y. Xia, W. A. Tao. R. Bell, J. H. Callahan, R. G. Cooks, “Rapid Direct Lipid Profiling of Bacteria using Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 301 (2011) 37-44. doi: 10.1016/j.ijms.2010.06.014.
  16. A. L. Dill, L. S. Eberlin, C. Zheng, A. B. Costa, D. R. Ifa, L. Cheng, T. A. Masterson, M. O. Koch, O. Vitek, R. G. Cooks, “Multivariate Statistical Differentiation of Renal Cell Carcinomas Based on Lipidomic Analysis by Ambient Ionization Imaging Mass Spectrometry”, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 398 (2010) 2969-2978. doi: 10.1007/s00216-010-4259-6.
  17. L. S. Eberlin, A. L. Dill, A. B. Costa, D. R. Ifa, L. Cheng, T. Masterson, M. Koch, T. L. Ratliff, R. G. Cooks, “Cholestoral Sulfate Imaging in Human Prostate Cancer Tissue by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry”, Anal. Chem. 82 (2010) 3430-3434. doi: 10.1021/ac9029482.
  18. A. L. Dill, D. R. Ifa, N. E. Manicke, A. B. Costa, D. W. Knapp, R. G. Cooks, “Lipid Profiles of Canine Transitional Cell Carcinoma and Adjacent Benign Tissue by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Imaging Mass Spectrometry”, Anal. Chem. 81 (2009) 8758-8764. doi: 10.1021/ac901028b.
  19. M. Fico, J. D. Maas, S. A. Smith, A. B. Costa, W. J. Chappell, R. G. Cooks, “Circular Arrays of Polymer-Based Miniature Rectilinear Ion Traps”, Analyst 134 (2009) 1338-1347. doi: 10.1039/b822140e.
  20. A. B. Costa, R. G. Cooks, “Simulated Splashes: Elucidating the Mechanism of Desorption Electrospray Ionization”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 464 (2008) 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2008.08.020.
  21. A. B. Costa, R. G. Cooks, “Simulation of Atmospheric Transport and Droplet-Thin Film Collisions in Desorption Electrospray Ionization”, Chem. Commun. (2007) 3915-3917. doi: 10.1039/b710511h.
Other Documents:
  • A. B. Costa, “Theoretical and Statistical Solutions to Problems in Physical Mass Spectrometry”, Purdue University (2010) Ph.D. Thesis. Download.
  • A. B. Costa, “Treanor Pumping Vibrational Transport on Si(111)-H”, Purdue University (2007) Doctoral Candidacy Examination. Download.