Medical School Scholarship for Scholastic Achievement and National Honor Society Membership.

Gold Medal and Honor Diploma to the top of the Medical School Class. (First of his Class, highest GPA). Highest Honors.

“Myrtle Wreath” Award in Medicine by the Connecticut Region of Hadassah.

Woodward/White, Inc. Best Doctors in America, Connecticut: General Neurological Surgery.

National Registry Who’s Who, Elected Life Member year 2000.

New York Magazine. Chosen as one of the Best Doctors in the Greater New York Area.

Connecticut MagazineConnecticut “Top Docs”. Selected by his peers (Connecticut Doctors were asked to name the Connecticut specialist within their own field whom they would refer a parent, spouse or child for treatment).  

Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., Selected for inclusion : Top Doctors: New York Metropolitan Area. 

Guide to America’s Top Surgeons. Chosen for inclusion.

Award, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut, for Service (32 years in the Staff) and Leadership (Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery for 21 years)

Emeritus Chief of Neurosurgery, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport , Connecticut, 2009.

Honorary Staff, Senior Neurosurgeon, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

Honorary Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 2014. 

Featured Speaker, 28th International Symposium of Endovascular Therapy (ISET), February 8, 2016, Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida.

Ponente con la Conferencia Magistral Virtual, 2nd International Symposium of Neuroethics, Centro Médico Nacional 20 de Noviembre, Sociedad Médica.

Dr. Nijensohn’s work has been featured by the world media in multiple newspaper and magazine articles (Google Nijensohn

Dr. Nijensohn was featured as the most prominent physician from Mendoza, Argentina, practicing outside the country: Médicos mendocinos por el mundo, Los Andes, Lunes 22 de diciembre, 2014 

Dr. Nijensohn’s article: “A Neurosurgeon Remembers: From Argentina to New England”, published by AANS Neurosurgeon Timeline in the December 2014 issue was voted as one of the most popular in 2014, appearing in the Best of 2014 compendium and distributed at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2015, Washington, DC, 

Beaumont Medical Club Lecture, Yale Historical Library, Yale University School of Medicine, “Psychosurgery and Evita’s Secret Lobotomy”, October 23, 2015. This was repeated in 2017 and 2018 with the following lectures: “Death of Lord Nelson, a neurosurgical personal and unique explanation of the mechanism of the death of the British hero”  and “Military Medicine and War Surgery in the Vietnam Conflict.

Keynote Speaker, 28th International Symposium of Endovascular Therapy (ISET), February 8, 2016, Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida.

Visiting Professor, Cushing Institute, North Shore University Hospital, Long Island, NY, invited by Dr.Michael Schulder, April, 2016. Dr. Nijensohn has also been a visiting professor at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Israel; Hospital Angeles, Mexico City, Mexico; Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina; University of Ottawa Medical Center, Canada; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Ponente,  Conferencia Magistral Virtual,2nd Symposium of Neuroethics, Centro Medico Nacional 20 de Noviembre, Sociedad Medica, Mexico City, May 2016.