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Dr. Härtl Study on MIS Decompression Outcomes Named CNS Paper of the Year

Minimally invasive laminectory using “over the top” decompression with tubular retractor system (left) vs traditional open laminectomy technique.

The minimally invasive option resulted in lower reoperation and fusion rates, less slip progression, and greater patient satisfaction than open surgery.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2017

New York Magazine, Top Doctors 2017

This year's list includes 8 of our faculty members

Dr. Souweidane to Present DIPG Clinical Trial Results at ASCO

Dr. Mark Souweidane

The four-plus-year-long trial shows that CED is safe to use in children with DIPG

Dr. Stieg Talks About Awake Craniotomies on CBS Radio With Pat Farnack

Dr. Philip E. Stieg

Professor and Chairman Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD, talks about performing brain surgery on a patient who's awake at the time - and answers the question of how you can still get a headache even though your brain does not feel pain.

New Global Health Neurosurgery Fellow Selected for Tanzania

Dr. Jose Piquer of NED, Dr. Andreas Leidinger, and Dr. Roger Hartl of Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Andreas Leidinger has been selected as the second Global Health Neurosurgery Fellow and will assume his one-year assignment at Bugando Medical Center and Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) in Dar Es Salaam on July 1, 2017.  The fellowship is being jointly funded by the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center and Fundación NED (Neurocirugia Educacion y DeSarrollo), a nonprofit organization based in Valencia, Spain.

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