• Mikal Scott
    Comeback of the Year

    Headaches were starting to take over Mikal Scott's life. But a new, minimally invasive procedure pioneered by Dr. Jared Knopman put a stop to that. Read his story

  • Rosanne Miller - Dr. Athos Patsalides - Weill Cornell Medicine
    The Best Happy Ending

    Pulsatile tinnitus gave Rosanne Miller a catastrophic quality of life until she underwent Dr. Athos Patsalides' venous sinus stenting procedure. Read their story

  • Caleb and Joey Pecoraro
    Caleb's Story: An Emotional Marathon

    Joe and Christine Pecoraro write about their son Caleb, and the most challenging time of their lives as he underwent surgery for Chiari malformation. Read their story

  • Anna Palmieri with Dr. Hoffman - Weill Cornell Medicine
    "It's Time We Step It Up"

    For the first 11 years of her life, Anna suffered from nighttime seizures. Thanks to Dr. Hoffman and her team, she and her family didn't have to worry anymore. Read her story

  • Marty Silberman
    “No Patient Exists in a Vacuum”

    Martin Silberman never would have thought that a cyst above his wisdom tooth would lead to a life-threatening brain infection. Read his story

  • Global Neurosurgery 2019
    Global Neurosurgery 2019: A Practical Symposium

    This course connects neurosurgeons, physicians, and health policy leaders in Global Health Initiatives in Neurosurgery. About this course

  • New York Magazine's Best Doctors in New York 2018
    Top Neurosurgeons in New York

    Eight of our faculty members have been named to the 2018 list of Best Doctors in New York See the list

  • Hannah Bonham
    Geography Is No Limitation

    Hannah was tired of being sick. She was ready for a doctor who could offer a real solution – and that’s when she found Dr. Knopman. Read her story

  • New Treatment for Subdural Hematomas

    "This finding has completely turned upside down the way we have thought about this disease."

    Read more about Dr. Knopman's finding here.

  • A large blood clot in the brain (arrow) and resulting loss of blood flow (circled)
    The Lazarus Effect

    "I knew that every minute counted as I maneuvered the retriever into place."


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  • Minimal Access Neurosurgery

    The neurosurgeons of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center use the most advanced techniques, with less pain and scarring and faster recovery times. More about Minimally Invasive Surgery

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