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Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.

Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Professor of Neurological Surgery

212-746-4684

Dr. Schwartz Brings New “Pink Drink” to Brain Tumor Surgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz

Gleolan, dubbed "the pink drink," aids neurosurgeons by making tumors visible with a hot pink glow under microscopes outfitted with blue-light emitting filters.

Dr. Cisse Featured on “Good Doctors” Podcast

Dr. Babacar Cisse, MD. PhD

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, describes his amazing journey from Senegal to New York, his struggles to get a foothold in the United States, and his philosophy about taking care of his patients.

8 Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2019

8 Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2019

The annual list names the top primary doctors and specialists in the New York metropolitan area.

Dr. Souweidane Presents DIPG Trial Update at ASCO 2019

Dr. Souweidane Presents DIPG Trial Update at ASCO 2019

Dr. Souweidane and his colleagues at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center updated the results of the landmark trial testing convection-enhanced delivery (CED) of a drug directly to the site of the deadly brain stem tumor.

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

These elite physicians are selected by their peers each year as being the best in their field

Children’s Brain Tumor Project Secures $1 Million Grant

Patrick Bayly Marsano

The gift will fund a two-year initiative to expand the lab’s cellular and molecular precision medicine approach to pediatric brain tumor therapy.

Dr. Juthani Accepted to NewYork-Presbyterian LEAD Academy

Dr. Rupa Juthani

The highly selective program provides strategic management and health policy training to up-and-coming NewYork-Presbyterian physicians.

Dr. Juthani Awarded the American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award

Dr. Rupa Juthani with Dr. Heather Calderone, Director of Research and Grants at the American Brain Tumor Association

Her abstract investigates the use of "C’dots" as a vehicle for enhanced drug delivery to the CNS

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain
Weekly episodes will delve into the mysteries and new discoveries about how the brain works, what can go wrong with it, and the most effective ways to keep it healthy.

Match Day 2019: New Residents in Neurological Surgery

Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton, who matched as neurosurgery residents at Match Day 2019

The Department of Neurological Surgery is pleased to welcome Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton to our residency program

Free Brain Scans This Week in Lower Manhattan

Free Brain Scans This Week in Lower Manhattan
The Mobile MRI Unit of the Brain Tumor Foundation will be stationed in the Wall Street area as part of its Road to Early Detection campaign

A Personalized Approach for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients

Dr. Prajwal Rajappa, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Prajwal Rajappa coordinates Dr. Greenfield’s innovative program, in which every pediatric brain tumor patient operated on is offered genomic sequencing and a targeted medicine consultation as part of their standard of care.

Brain Tumor Specialist Rupa Juthani, MD, Expands Brain and Spine Center in Queens

Rupa Juthani, MD,Weill Cornell neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Dr. Juthani, a general neurosurgeon who specializes in brain and pituitary tumors, will treat patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Queens and at our Manhattan campus.

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. 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.

11 Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

11 Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

The annual list, published each May in the New York Times Magazine, is assembled based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.

Dr. Ramakrishna and Dr. Hussain Honored at AANS 2018

Drs. Rohan Ramakrishna and Ibrahim Hussain of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Ramakrishna & Dr. Hussain were honored for their work in gliomas and bioengineered disc tissue.

Dr. Cisse Appointed Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, has been named as the newest Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar, effective April 1, 2018. The three-year appointment supports an outstanding junior faculty member in the field of neurological surgery and will allow Dr. Cisse to develop his brain tumor research laboratory, which focuses on the development and progression of gliomas.

Dr. Schwartz to Chair Editorial Board of Journal of Neurosurgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz, the David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine

The JNS is among the most respected journals in neurological surgery today

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