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New PLIF-CBT Procedure Makes Fusion Surgery Less Invasive

Ibrahim Hussain, M.D., 2018 Chief Neurosurgical Resident, Weill Cornell

Improved tools and techniques continue to make spine surgery a much less daunting prospect than it once was, with faster recovery times and less pain, narcotic dependency, and scarring

Dr. Greenfield Named Vice Chair of Academic Affairs

Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield

In his new role, Dr. Greenfield will oversee and manage all of the department's diverse educational programs

Dr. Baaj Leads JNS Editorial Team on Spinal Deformity Issue

Dr. Ali Baaj, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

This special issue included 15 articles and editorials on different aspects of spinal deformity in children and teens

Dr. Cisse Named As Winner of NINDS-CNS Getch Scholar Award

Dr. Babacar Cisse

The award was established in 2015 to support the research efforts of promising neurosurgeon-scientists.

Neurosurgery Resident Dr. Brenton Pennicooke Awarded Inaugural Michael L.J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgical Chief Resident Dr. Brenton Pennicooke

The new award recognizes original work by a Weill Cornell Medicine resident in neurological surgery in laboratory or clinical research.

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