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8 Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgeons Among Top Doctors in New York 2016

Weill Cornell neurosurgeons Best Doctors 2016

This week’s issue of New York magazine features the annual listing of “Best Doctors in New York,” and the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is once again proud to have eight members of our team included on the list. This prestigious roster includes Dr. Philip E.

Cristian Rivera Board Members Darlene Rodriguez and Andy Epstein to Support CBTP Summer Research

Mark M. Souweidane, MD and NBC anchor Darlene Rodriguez

The board members will contribute $5,000 each to the “summer sprint” in the CBTP lab

Dr. Rapoport Honored with NYP Employee Care Award

Dr. Mark Souweidane (far left) and the PICU staff congratulate Dr. Benjamin Rapoport on his award

Third-year neurosurgery resident Benjamin Rapoport, MD, PhD, was selected as the Resident of the Month and honored for exemplifying both the hospital motto, “We Put Patients First,” and the NewYork-Presbyterian Values: Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, Empathy, Innovation, and Responsibility.

New Clinical Trial for Pulsatile Tinnitus

Dr. Athos Patsalides will conduct a clinical trial for tinnitus

Now enrolling. Please call 212-746-2821 for more information.
The Weill Cornell Institutional Review Board (IRB) has approved a new clinical trial for pulsatile tinnitus. The trial, to be conducted by Dr. Athos Patsalides, will enroll patients with pulsatile tinnitus whose symptoms are caused by venous sinus stenosis. This clinical trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of venous sinus stenting in patients with pulsatile tinnitus and significant venous sinus stenosis.

Children’s Brain Tumor Project Plans “Summer Sprint” As Supporters Step Up

Children's Brain Tumor Project

With grants and gifts from families and foundations, the CBTP will fill the lab with an impressive array of medical students and fellows conducting research at an amazing pace.