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Weill Cornell Doctors Perform NYC’s First Implants of High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulator

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Drs. Kaplitt and Mehta implanted innovative new high-frequency spinal cord stimulators (SCSs) in two patients — the first in the tri-state area to receive them — for the relief of pain.

Newsweek Names Top Doctors for Cancer

Weill Cornell Top Neurosurgeons for Cancer

We are proud to have five neurosurgeons named to this year's list

Dr. Schwartz Participates in Mission: BRAIN 2015

Dr. Theodore Schwartz recently joined the 2015 Mission: BRAIN trip to Guadalajara, Mexico, where U.S. neurosurgeons provided their expertise to local health care providers and patients. This humanitarian effort, founded in 2011 by Dr. Michael Lawton of UCSF and Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa of Johns Hopkins, brings world-class neurosurgical services and training to under-served hospitals and patients. The project has developed multiple partnerships throughout Mexico and has recently expanded to the Philippines.

Dr. Schwartz to Join Humanitarian Neurosurgery Project in Guadalajara, Mexico

The Community Neurosurgery project brings training in current neurosurgical techniques to an underprivileged part of the world.

Dr. Schwartz and Team Win Daedalus Fund Grant for New “Laser Scalpel” for Epilepsy Surgery

Dr. Mingrui Zhao and Dr. Theodore Schwartz

Researchers will explore a novel approach to curing epilepsy surgically.