• Simply the Best

    Weill Cornell has some of the best neurosurgeons in the country, at the top hospital in New York, providing state-of-the-art care. More about Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell.

  • Laser Surgery for brain lesions
    Attacking Brain Lesions with Light

    Our new Laser Surgery Program offers a groundbreaking way to defeat brain tumors and epilepsy using beams of light. Find out more about Laser Surgery

  • Dr. Roger Hartl
    Spine Fellowships Available

    The Spine Center is currently recruiting candidates for openings through 2017. All 2016 openings have been filled.

    Find out more about these fellowships

  • Junior Resident Boot Camp 2015
    Junior Resident Boot Camp

    2015 intensive hands-on training course matches experienced neurosurgeons with young residents in dissection labs and simulation labs. Find out more

     

Dr. Howard FineDr. Howard Fine Joins Neurosurgery Dept.

Internationally known neuro-oncologist will bring new clinical trials to patients at Weill Cornell.
About Dr. Fine >

Lower ManhattanWeill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Branches Out

Our new satellite offices bring award-winning neurological surgeons to Queens, Brooklyn, and Lower Manhattan...More about our new offices >

Dr. Mark SouweidaneRudin Foundation Gift Creates Student Fellowship

Brain and Spine Center program intends to help medical students explore a research career in pediatric neuro-oncology... About the Fellowship >

Weill Cornell Surgical Innovations LabSurgical Innovations Lab

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

CME ScheduleCME Update

The latest calendar of courses and events, with online registration... See schedule >

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Speakers' BureauSpeakers' Bureau

Our top neurosurgeons are sought-after speakers for events in New York City and around the world... more >

Our Medical Team

Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD
Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.

Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Ali A. Baaj, M.D.
Ali A. Baaj, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
212-746-1164
Eric Elowitz, MD
Eric H. Elowitz, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery

212-746-2870
Howard A. Fine, M.D. Weill Cornell Neuro-oncology
Howard A. Fine, M.D.

Director, Brain Tumor Center, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

212-746-2185
Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD
Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery

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Y. Pierre Gobin, MD
Y. Pierre Gobin, M.D.

Professor of Radiology in Neurological Surgery
Director, Interventional Radiology

212-746-4998
Jeffrey Greenfield, MD, PhD
Jeffrey P. Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Associate Residency Director

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Roger Härtl, M.D.
Roger Härtl, M.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director of Spinal Surgery

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Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.
Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics

212-746-2363
Michael Kaplitt, MD, PhD
Michael Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Vice Chairman for Research
Director of Movement Disorders and Pain Service
Director of Residency Program

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Samuel C. Kim, MD
Samuel C. Kim, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

646-962-5115
Jared Knopman, MD
Jared Knopman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Ning Lin, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

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Rajiv Magge, M.D.
Rajiv Magge, M.D.

Assistant Attending Neurologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology

646-962-2185
Susan Pannullo, MD
Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.

Director, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery and Neuro-oncology
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

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Athos Patsalides, MD
Athos Patsalides, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology in Neurological Surgery
Assistant Attending Radiologist

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Kenneth Perrine, PhD, ABPP-CN
Kenneth Perrine, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology

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Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.
Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

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Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery

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Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.
Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology
Director, Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery
Co-Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology

212-746-5620
Mark M. Souweidane, MD
Mark M. Souweidane, M.D.

Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery
Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

212-746-2363