• Kaylie Jones
    “I Began To Feel Like Myself"

    Spinal stenosis knocked Kaylie Jones down, but she fought back with the help of Dr. Kai-Ming Fu. 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

  • 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

  • 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


  • Bethany Blonder
    "Our Mighty Little Giant"

    You'd think Bethany was just a normal 12 year old, but she's endured more in her dozen years than most of her seventh-grade classmates will see in their lifetimes. 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.

  • Joyce Carpati and Dr. Michael Virk
    "I'm More Than Okay—I'm Lucky to Be Here"

    This fashionista is feeling fabulous again, thanks to Dr. Michael Virk. Read her story

  • Adam Carroll
    From Business Trip to Brain Tumor

    Adam Carroll was in NYC on business from the UK when he suddenly lost consciousness. Thankfully he had world-renowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Theodore Schwartz in his corner. Read his story 

  • 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."


    Read more about this story

  • Need a Second Opinion?
    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

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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 >

Dr. Philip E. Stieg Brain and Spine Blog

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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... >

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 makes complex conditions easy to understand in this video series on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for common problems... Medical Minutes >

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