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US News Rates Us Best in NY (Again)

Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman of the Weill Cornell Department of Neurosurgery

We are now ranked as the best neurology/neurosurgery practice in New York, the best in the northeast, and the best east of the Mississippi River.

Dr. Hartl’s Team Wins AO Foundation Start-up Grant for Spine Research

Dr. Roger Härtl and research fellow Yu Moriguchi

Dr. Yu Moriguchi has been awarded a $67,000 start-up grant from the AO Foundation for a research project that holds promise for the repair of herniated discs.

DIPG Clinical Trial Continuation Wins FDA Approval

FDA approval allows Dr. Souweidane to re-open the trial and enroll additional pediatric brain tumor patients.

Epilepsy Team Implants First NeuroPace RNS Neurostimulator

Tracey Drake was the first patient at Weill Cornell to receive the NeuroPace RNS System, a cranial implant designed to prevent seizures.

Dr. Theodore Schwartz and the epilepsy team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center have successfully placed their the first cranial implant for epilepsy since the device was approved last fall.

Dr. Stieg Featured on Season 2 Premiere of NY Med

Dr. Philip Stieg on NY Med on ABC

Dr. Philip Stieg, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell, was featured on the premiere episode of Season 2 of the ABC series NY Med. In this episode, Dr. Stieg performed surgery to remove a spinal tumor from a man threatened with paralysis.