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Dr. Antonio Bernardo Awarded Italian Order of Merit

Dr. Antonio Bernardo, center, being presented with the Order of Merit by the Honorable Francesco Genuardi, Consul General of Italy in New York, and by Deputy Consuls General Roberto Frangione, Isabella Periotto, and Chiara Saulle.

 Dr. Antonio Bernardo has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic for his remarkable achievements in the field of neurosurgery and the neurosciences. This knighthood is the highest ranking honor in Italy, awarded for merit in the fields of literature, the arts, economy, public service, or social, philanthropic and humanitarian activities. Dr. Bernardo’ investiture took place at the Italian Consulate in New York on June 2, 2017 – the anniversary of the founding of the Italian Republic.

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.