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Dr. Mark Souweidane Opens New Office in Bayside, Queens

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell, is now seeing patients in a new office in Queens. As part of the affiliation between NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens, Dr. Souweidane will hold office hours at Bayside Pediatric Specialty Care at 26-19 Francis Lewis Boulevard.

Dr. Howard Fine Brings His Neuro-oncology Expertise to Weill Cornell

Dr. Howard A. Fine

Dr. Fine is an internationally known neuro-oncologist who has previously served as chief of the neuro-oncology branch of the National Cancer Institute.

Frameless Radiosurgery Ushers in New Era of Brain Tumor Treatment

Dr. Susan C. Pannullo and Dr. Gabriella Wernicke

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center now offers frameless, non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery using ExacTrac technology.

Donated Microscopes Enable Neurosurgery in Tanzania

Donated intra-operative microscope is ready for use in Tanzania

Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Roger Härtl and the generosity of Leica and Zeiss, two surgical microscopes are now available for use by surgeons in Tanzania.

Dr. Patterson Named Professor Emeritus of Neurological Surgery

Russel Hugo Patterson, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named Professor Emeritus of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Patterson has been a pioneer in the field of neurosurgery and has a rich history at Weill Cornell, where he earned his medical degree, completed his neurosurgery residency, and in 1971 followed Dr. Bronson Ray as neurosurgeon-in-charge in the Department of Surgery.  His new appointment is reflective of the tremendous respect with which his colleagues regard him.