Saniya Siraj Godil, MD, MBBS, MSCI

4.83 out of 5 (6 ratings, 3 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Neurosurgical Oncologist and Skull Base Neurosurgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery Pending Board Certification
  • Neurosurgery Student Clerkship Director
  • Associate Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency

Professional Type

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience / Cooper University Physician



About Me

Dr. Godil is a fellowship trained complex brain tumor and skull base neurosurgeon. She completed her neurosurgical residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and has also competed two skull base fellowships. She completed an enfolded minimally invasive and endoscopic skull base fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine with Dr. Theodore Schwartz and a postgraduate complex open and endoscopic skull base fellowship at The Ohio State University with Dr. Daniel Prevedello.  

Dr. Godil specializes in treatment of meningiomas, pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, acoustic neuromas, schwannomas, gliomas, and all other benign and malignant brain tumors, and skull base pathologies. She has particular interest in utilizing minimally invasive approaches and endoscopic approaches for cranial surgery and brain tumors. 
Her primary research interest includes medical education, quality of life and patient-centered outcomes research, prospective outcomes registries and health services research and development of quality improvement and outcomes tools and questionnaires. She has numerous publications and has presented at various national and international conferences. 

Dr. Godil also has strong interest in medical student and resident education. She currently serves as the Associate Program Director of Neurosurgery Residency as well as Medical Student Clerkship Director and plays an active role in resident and medical student curriculum and teaching.

Office Locations

Camden, Vineland
Cooper Multispecialty Center at Camden Campus

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 104
Camden , NJ 08103
Phone: 856.968.8695
Fax: 856.968.8206
Maps & Directions

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Vineland

2950 College Drive
Suite 1A
Vineland , NJ 08360
Phone: 855.306.3876
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolAga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduate SchoolMSCI - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
ResidencyNeurological Surgery - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
FellowshipOpen and Endoscopic Skull Base - Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
FellowshipEnfolded Endoscopic Skull Base - Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Awards and Honors

  • Best Resident Teaching and Leadership Award, 2021
  • 1st Place Resident/Fellow Research Award, Cervical Spine Research Society, 2013
  • Value Abstract Award - North American Spine Society, 2013
  • Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award, 2013


Godil, S. S., Tosi, U., Gerges, M., Garton, A., Dobri, G. A., Kacker, A., Tabaee, A., Anand, V. K., & Schwartz, T. H. (2021). Long-term tumor control after endoscopic endonasal resection of craniopharyngiomas: comparison of gross-total resection versus subtotal resection with radiation therapy. Journal of neurosurgery, 1–9. Advance online publication.

Gerges, M. M., Rumalla, K., Godil, S. S., Younus, I., Elshamy, W., Dobri, G. A., Kacker, A., Tabaee, A., Anand, V. K., & Schwartz, T. H. (2020). Long-term outcomes after endoscopic endonasal surgery for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas. Journal of neurosurgery, 1–12. Advance online publication.

Gerges, M. M., Godil, S. S., Kacker, A., & Schwartz, T. H. (2020). Endoscopic Endonasal Transclival Resection of a Pontine Metastasis: Case Report and Operative Video. Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.), 19(1), E75–E81.

Gerges, M. M., Godil, S. S., Younus, I., Rezk, M., & Schwartz, T. H. (2019). Endoscopic transorbital approach to the infratemporal fossa and parapharyngeal space: a cadaveric study. Journal of neurosurgery, 1–12. Advance online publication.

Younus, I., Gerges, M. M., Godil, S. S., Uribe-Cardenas, R., Dobri, G. A., Ramakrishna, R., & Schwartz, T. H. (2019). Incidence and risk factors associated with reoperation for sellar hematoma following endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. Journal of neurosurgery, 1–7. Advance online publication.

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.83 out of 5 (6 ratings, 3 reviews)
Dec 12, 2023
Everything went well
Dec 12, 2023
All the staff - from the initial receptionist to the MA to the doctor to the exit receptionist appeared very concerned about my health care needs it was a pleasant experience.
Dec 12, 2023
Very pleased