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Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD
Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.

Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Professor of Neurological Surgery

212-746-4684

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. Stieg Named 2018 Stroke Hero by New York Chapter of American Heart/Stroke Association

Dr. Stieg with Team Stieg, including his son, Nick, and his daughter, Claire

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief was honored for his advocacy for stroke prevention and innovation to improve stroke outcomes

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

We welcome Maricruz Rivera and Gary Kocharian, who will be joining our program in June.

Dr. Knopman Leads in New Treatment for Subdural Hematomas

Dr. Jared Knopman of Weill Cornell Medicine

Nearly 50 patients have been successfully treated with middle meningeal arterial (MMA) embolization, the success of which provides evidence for a startling new finding about subdural hematomas

Dr. Knopman Keynotes on Cerebrovascular Surgery

Dr. Jared Knopman, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Jared Knopman was the keynote speaker at the 14th annual “Current Techniques in the Treatment of Cranial and Spinal Disorders” Symposium, held Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colorado. The CME conference was jointly provided by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Justin Parker Neurological Institute.

Introducing “From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurological Surgery”

From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurosurgery

We are very happy to announce the first installment of “From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurological Surgery” has been published in the October 2017 issue of World Neurosurgery.

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Adds Three New Experts

Weill Cornell Medicine

We are proud to announce the appointments of three new faculty members, who expand our already considerable offerings in the treatment of brain and spine disorders.

Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Dinkin Publish Results of IIH Stenting Trial

Dr. Marc Dinkin and Dr. Athos Patsalides of Weill Cornell Medicine

Study shows that stenting reduces or eliminates symptoms in the vast majority of patients with venous sinus stenosis.

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization as Treatment for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Case Series

MMA embolization could present a minimally invasive and low-risk initial treatment alternative to surgery for symptomatic chronic SDH when clinically appropriate.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2017

New York Magazine, Top Doctors 2017

This year's list includes 8 of our faculty members

Venous Sinus Stenting in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Results of a Prospective Trial

Venous Sinus Stenting in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Results of a Prospective Trial

Background: Our goal was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of stenting of venous sinus stenosis (VSS) in patients with medically-refractory, medically-intolerant or fulminant idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) in a prospective, observational study.

Amazing Kid Returns to NYC for Team Reunion

Dr. Athos Patsalides, Brandon Hibbs, and Dr. Mark Souweidane

What started out as a routine sinus infection invaded the St. Louis teenager’s brain, and it required an extensive team and some surgical heroics to save him.

Trailblazers of Neuroscience

Dr. Roger Härtl and Dr. Philip Stieg

Weill Cornell neurosurgeons present the latest in neuroscientific advances at a boldface-name event

Drs. Patsalides, Dinkin, and Boddu Publish Results of Clinical Trial for Pulsatile Tinnitus

A new paper, “Resolution of Pulsatile Tinnitus after Venous Sinus Stenting in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension,” shows that an innovative stenting procedure can alleviate the debilitating whooshing sounds experienced by patients with pulsatile tinnitus. The stenting procedure, designed to relieve the headaches and visual problems associated with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH, also called pseudotumor cerebri), was shown to alleviate the symptoms of pulsatile tinnitus as well.

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

Treatment of Distal Anterior Circulation Aneurysms With the Pipeline Embolization Device: A US Multicenter Experience

Treatment of Distal Anterior Circulation Aneurysms With the Pipeline Embolization Device: A US Multicenter Experience

To report the collective experience of using PED to treat distal anterior circulation aneurysms.

Dr. Stieg Hosts NYC Regional “Cancer Moonshot Summit”

Dr. Stieg hosted the NYC Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with Vice President Joe Biden's national meeting

Top oncology experts tackle the tough questions about accelerating progress

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