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Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Dinkin Publish Quantitative Results of VSS Clinical Trial

Athos Patsalides, M.D., and Marc Dinkin, M.D. - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Marc Dinkin have published new results from their clinical trial testing venous sinus stenting (VSS), showing for the first time a quantitative reduction in intracranial pressure in patients who have had the stenting procedure. The paper, “Venous sinus stenting lowers the intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension,” was published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery and is available to all through Open Access (download a PDF here).

Dr. Stieg Talks About the Effects of Marijuana on The Cats Roundtable

Dr. Philip Stieg, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Stieg sits down with radio host John Catsimatidis about the effects of marijuana and any potential long-term effects it may have.

Advanced Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery 2018

Advanced Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery 2018

Dr. Theodore Schwartz & Dr. Vijay Anand co-directed their annual course, Advanced Endoscopic Skull Base & Pituitary Surgery. Attendees discussed difficult cases & practiced hands-on techniques on cadavers.


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. Kaplitt Appearing on

Michael Kaplitt, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Michael G. Kaplitt, Vice Chairman for Research at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center, has been added to the roster of experts at, where he appears in video segments about Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Dr, Kaplitt, a clinician and researcher in novel, minimally invasive or non-invasive treatments for movement disorders, including deep brain stimulation, focused ultrasound, gene and cell therapies, appears in these videos to provide answers to individuals seeking more knowledge on these debilitating conditions.