Dr. Mark Souweidane Opens New Office in Bayside, Queens

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Dr. Mark Souweidane, pediatric neurosurgeon
Dr. Mark Souweidane

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. Souweidane, an internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, will evaluate patients for brain and spine conditions from craniofacial anomalies to hydrocephalus to brain and spine tumors. Appointments can be arranged by calling his main office at 212-746-2363 or using the online form to request an appointment.

About Dr. Souweidane
Dr. Souweidane received his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan before attending Wayne State University Medical School. His post-graduate residency included a general surgery internship at the University of Michigan Hospitals and a neurosurgery residency at New York University. He completed his training as chief clinical fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Today he is vice chairman of neurosurgery at Weill Cornell, where he also co-directs the Children’s Brain Tumor Project (CBTP).

At Weill Cornell Dr. Souweidane oversees a translational laboratory focusing on improving methods for treating children with incurable brain tumors. His work is internationally regarded for the development of new drug delivery techniques for inoperable childhood brain tumors, and he is the principal investigator (PI) for a clinical trial using direct delivery as a novel therapeutic approach to treating diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), one of the deadliest of childhood brain tumors. He supplements his laboratory research with clinical projects, both independently and as a member of multi-institutional studies, including the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC).

Dr. Souweidane is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He holds joint appointments at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Hospital for Special Surgery. He serves on the editorial board for Neurosurgery and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. He also serves as Chairman of the Neurosurgery Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group.

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