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Dr. Apuzzo Presented With BAU Medal of Science

Dr. Apuzzo Presented With BAU Medal of Science

The award, which honors contributions to the field of neurosurgery, is given annually by Bahcesehir University in Istanbul

Dr. Parker Becomes Two-Time Winner of the Gaposchkin Prize

Whitney Parker, M.D., Ph.D.

The Gaposchkin Prize recognizes excellence in research by a neurosurgery resident.

Dr. Emilie George Recognized for AOC Project

Emilie George, MD

This newly minted MD has a personal connection to the Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Parker and Dr. Rapoport Share 2019 Apuzzo Award

Dr. Whitney Parker and Dr. Ben Rapoport

The annual prize honors outstanding resident contributions to peer-reviewed medical literature.

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

These elite physicians are selected by their peers each year as being the best in their field

Dr. Juthani Accepted to NewYork-Presbyterian LEAD Academy

Dr. Rupa Juthani

The highly selective program provides strategic management and health policy training to up-and-coming NewYork-Presbyterian physicians.

Dr. Juthani Awarded the American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award

Dr. Rupa Juthani with Dr. Heather Calderone, Director of Research and Grants at the American Brain Tumor Association

Her abstract investigates the use of "C’dots" as a vehicle for enhanced drug delivery to the CNS

Dr. Tomasiewicz Wins Distinguished Housestaff Award

Hilarie C. Tomasiewicz, MD, PhD

Hilarie C. Tomasiewicz, MD, PhD, chief resident in neurological surgery, was honored with a 2018 Distinguished Housestaff Award by the NewYork Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council Board. The award is presented annually to one member of each department for all-around excellence.

Dr. Hartl and Dr. Thome Trade Visits in Hume Visiting Professorship

Dr. Roger Hartl and Dr. Claudius Thome

In late 2017, Dr. Roger Hartl and Dr. Claudius Thome were awarded the American Austrian Foundation’s 2017 Humes Visiting Professorships. The professorships are a bilateral exchange in which two distinguished course directors present at each other’s institutions. Dr. Hartl visited the Medical University of Innsbruck in Austria on September 28,2018, to give his lecture. Last week Dr. Thome presented a Grand Rounds guest lecture at Weill Cornell, completing the exchange.

Neurosurgery PA Chloe Holland Named Physician Assistant Rookie of the Year

Chloe Holland, PA-C, Weill Cornell Medicine and NY-Presbyterian

Chloe was one of 16 PAs recognized across the hospital system

Dr. Parker Awarded NRSA Grant

Dr. Whitney Parker - Weill Cornell Medicine

Neurosurgical resident Whitney Parker, MD, PhD, was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH).

Dr. Whitney Parker Wins 2018 Gaposchkin Research Prize

Dr. Whitney Parker - Weill Cornell Medicine

Neurosurgical resident Whitney Parker, MD, has been named the winner of the Christopher Gaposchkin Research Prize in Neurological Surgery for her presentation at the 2018 Resident Research Day.

Dr. Thomas Link Wins 2018 Apuzzo Award

Thomas Link, MD, and Michael LJ Apuzzo, MD

Fifth-year neurosurgical resident Thomas Link, MD, has been named the winner of the 2018 Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2018

New York Magazine Best Doctors 2018 - Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgeons

The annual list of “Best Doctors in New York,” published this week by New York magazine, includes eight of our faculty members

Dr. Stieg Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Dr. Stieg Awarded 2018 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor, which is an award recognized by Congress, is given annually to exceptional individuals for outstanding contributions to their field.

11 Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

11 Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

The annual list, published each May in the New York Times Magazine, is assembled based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.

Dr. Ramakrishna and Dr. Hussain Honored at AANS 2018

Drs. Rohan Ramakrishna and Ibrahim Hussain of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Ramakrishna & Dr. Hussain were honored for their work in gliomas and bioengineered disc tissue.

Dr. Stieg Named 2018 Stroke Hero by New York Chapter of American Heart/Stroke Association

Dr. Stieg with Team Stieg, including his son, Nick, and his daughter, Claire

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief was honored for his advocacy for stroke prevention and innovation to improve stroke outcomes

Dr. Cisse Appointed Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, has been named as the newest Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar, effective April 1, 2018. The three-year appointment supports an outstanding junior faculty member in the field of neurological surgery and will allow Dr. Cisse to develop his brain tumor research laboratory, which focuses on the development and progression of gliomas.

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Team Contribute to AANS/CNS Joint Section 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine chief neurosurgical resident Ibrahim Hussain, M.D.

The world-class spine surgeons of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center contributed significantly to “Restoring Alignment in an Era of Global Change,” this year’s meeting of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, held this year in Orlando, Florida. Our faculty members played an active part in directing and moving the conversation forward during the conference, at which chief resident Ibrahim Hussain, M.D. was awarded the Charles Kuntz IV Scholar Award.

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