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We Are #1 in New York, Again!

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue 2016

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the #1 hospital in New York for the 16th year in a row; Neurology/Neurosurgery is ranked #1 in New York and #3 in the nation

Dr. Ramakrishna Named Alvina and Willis Murphy Assistant Professor

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna

The Alvina and Willis Murphy Assistant Professorship of Neurological Surgery has been awarded to Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna, effective August 1, 2016. The endowed professorship, created to support a promising neurosurgeon early in his or her career, was established in 2005 through a generous bequest from the estate of Alvina Murphy.

Dr. Kaplitt First in New York to Use Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Dr. Michael Kaplitt

This advanced procedure was just approved by the FDA last week as a way to eliminate the source of tremors in a completely non-invasive way.

Dr. Michael Apuzzo Joins Faculty

Dr. Michael Apuzzo

The renowned neurosurgeon will mentor faculty, residents, fellows, and students and will develop an Office of Academic Publishing.

More Help in the CBTP Lab

Rachel Yanowitch, Jared Bassett, Tina Bharani, and Emilie George

The summer lab team at the Children’s Brain Tumor Project continues to grow.