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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.

Dr. Kaplitt's Patient, Steve Smith, Talks About Focused Ultrasound on CoreBrain Journal

Dr. Michael Kaplitt - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Kaplitt's patient, Steve Smith, speak with CoreBrain Journal to talk about essential tremor and high-frequency focused ultrasound.

Cornell Biomedical Engineering Retreat at Belfer Research Building

Weill Cornell Medicine - Biomedical Engineering Retreat

The Department of Neurological Surgery of Weill Cornell Medicine and the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Cornell's Ithaca campus met for a retreat to discuss collaborations. Both parties presented their own research and held sessions by which they discussed multidisciplinary collaborations and potential projects.

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.