• Peter Schreiner
    "The Very First Rung on a Very Tall Ladder"

    A car accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. The first stop on the road to recovery started with Dr. Roger Härtl, who performed reconstructive surgery on Peter's spine. Read his story

  • This Is Your Brain with Dr. Phil Stieg
    The Wonders of the Brain

    Dr. Stieg's new podcast explores the marvelous mysteries of the mind. Listen to This Is Your Brain

  • Dr. Amanda Sacks-Zimmerman
    The Magical Meeting of the Minds

    Dr. Sacks-Zimmerman's position at the forefront of clinical neuropsychology rehabilitation stems from her pairing her listening skills with the complex field of neuropsychology. Read her story

  • Renea Zeh
    A Real-Life Feel-Good Movie

    Renea Zeh was the star of her own feel-good movie after her meningioma was removed by Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna Read her story

  • Jared Knopman, MD
    From Resident to Mentor: Dr. Jared Knopman

    Dr. Knopman completed his residency at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2012. Now it's his turn to be a mentor. Read more

  • Olivia Wai with Dr. Hoffman
    "This Was Like a Miracle for Our Family"

    The Wai family’s lives changed the night Olivia experienced a grand mal seizure. Read her story

  • WCMC Brain and Spine Center - Faculty Complete
    A Year of Honors and Accolades

    Our team won an impressive array of awards this past year. See a summary

     

  • 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.

  • John "Win" Melvin
    A 'Win' Against Craniosynostosis

    John "Win" Melvin and his family went through a whirlwind week from diagnosis to recovery. Read his story here

  • 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

  • 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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    Need a Second Opinion?

    Upload your images to a secure server and request an expert second opinion. Find out more.

  • 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

Second Opinion ProgramSecond Opinion Program

You can now get a second opinion quickly, without an office visit, by uploading your medical images
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This Is Your Brain With Dr. Phil StiegThis Is Your Brain With Dr. Phil Stieg

A fascinating new podcast that explores the wonders of our most important organ
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Dr. Philip E. Stieg Brain and Spine Blog

Our new blog brings you closer to our world-class faculty ... Read the blog >

Dr. Stieg with Weill Cornell Neurosurgery ResidentResidency Program

Our faculty is committed to education, teaching future neurosurgeons during medical school and residency... More About Residency >

Laboratory research at Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center In the Lab

Meet the laboratory neuroscientists who are creating the cures of tomorrow — today ... About our laboratory research >

Weill Cornell Surgical Innovations Lab Surgical Innovations Lab

Our state-of-the-art 3D training facility can teach advanced techniques to surgeons around the globe... About the Surgical Innovations Lab >

Patient Guide Patient Guide

Everything you need to know about making an appointment, preparing for surgery, and more... more >

Health Professionals For Health Professionals

Physicians, residents, fellows, and other health professionals will find what they need to know about the Brain and Spine Center here ... more >

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Speakers Bureau Speakers' Bureau

Our top neurosurgeons are sought-after speakers for events in New York City and around the world, at Grand Rounds, conferences, and corporate events... About Speaking Engagements >

Medical Minutes Video Series Medical Minutes

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Philip Stieg, PhD, MD, makes complex conditions easy to understand in this video series on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for common problems... Medical Minutes >

In the News In the News

The latest happenings at the Brain and Spine Center... In the News >

Test Your Brain and Spine Smarts Test Your Brain and Spine Smarts

So you think you know a thing or two about your brain and your back? Take the quiz... >