Intracerebral Hemorrhage

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Doctors Who Treat Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Any individual diagnosed with an intracerebral hemorrhage (also known as hemorrhagic stroke) should be seen immediately by an experienced neurosurgeon. Even within the specialty of neurosurgery there are sub-specialists who have particular expertise in cerebrovascular conditions like hemorrhagic stroke. At Weill Cornell, our faculty includes some of the very best world-renowned specialists in treating acute stroke, including intracerebral hemorrhage:

Dr. Philip E. StiegDr. Philip E. Stieg, the chairman and neurosurgeon-in-chief of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, leads the cerebrovascular team. Dr. Stieg is one of the top neurosurgeons in the nation, having been named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly for 14 years in a row. Dr. Stieg has developed an international reputation in the area of cerebrovascular disorders and surgery; his work has been broadly published, and he has contributed to groups such as the Joint Sections of Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AANS/CNS). He is the past President of the Society of University Neurosurgeons and has received multiple awards and honors for his work. (Read more about Dr. Stieg.)

Dr. Jared KnopmanDr. Jared Knopman specializes in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine and has dual expertise in both open neurosurgical and minimally invasive interventional techniques. Dr. Knopman has done specialized fellowship training in endovascular neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and has surgical and interventional expertise in treating a diverse array of diseases of the brain and spine.  (Read more about Dr. Knopman.)

Dr. Amanda SacksDr. Amanda Sacks is a clinical neuropsychologist specializing in cognitive remediation after stroke or other brain trauma. Dr. Sacks has extensive experience in treating patients who suffer from cognitive and emotional difficulties that may be the result of a wide range of neurological conditions, including trauma; epilepsy; radiation or chemotherapy; cardiopulmonary bypass procedures; cerebrovascular disease; and others.  (Read more about Dr. Sacks.)

The surgeons of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center have the state-of-the-art facilities of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the #1 hospital in New York, available to them for their lifesaving work. The combined resources and expertise of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center allow us to offer the very best in patient care, with excellent outcomes.

Find out more about the Stroke Program at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center.

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Reviewed by: Jared Knopman, M.D.
Last reviewed/last updated: January 2015