Pseudotumor Cerebri

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Doctors Who Treat Pseudotumor Cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri is a complex disorder and should be addressed at a major medical centers with experts experienced in their treatment. Although they may be suspected or even diagnosed by a primary care physician or ophthalmologist, they should be referred as quickly as possible to a neuro-ophthalmologist or neurosurgical team for a thorough evaluation and a full exploration of the risks and benefits of the treatment options.

At the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, patients are seen by:

Dr. Athos PatsalidesDr. Athos Patsalides is an Interventional Neuroradiologist who specializes in the endovascular treatment of diseases of the brain and spine, including stroke, aneurysms, AVM, and carotid and intracranial stenosis. He has received multiple awards and distinctions from the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery. Dr. Patsalides is the Principal Investigator of a new clinical trial testing venous sinus stenting for pseudotumor cerebri. (Read more about Dr. Patsalides.)

Dr. Patsalides works together with neuro-ophthalmologist Dr. Marc Dinkin of the Department of Ophthalmology to perform venous sinus stenting. (More about Dr. Dinkin.)

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.

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