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US News Rates Us Best in NY (Again)

Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman of the Weill Cornell Department of Neurosurgery

We are now ranked as the best neurology/neurosurgery practice in New York, the best in the northeast, and the best east of the Mississippi River.

The Best Neurosurgeons in New York

The Best Neurosurgeons in New York

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud to count six of our neurosurgeons among the Best Doctors listed in New York magazine’s annual Best Doctors issue. This year’s list includes four of our full-time faculty — Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman of the department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief; Dr.

Neuro ICU Staff on 2SW Recognized for ICU Patient Care

The in-patient staff of 2SW has been awarded a 90th Percentile Achievement Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for Q42013. This award is given to units whose overall mean score placed them in the 90th percentile for patient satisfaction.

Dr. Stieg Named Co-PI in New StrokeNet Trials Network

Dr. Philip E. Stieg

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Dr. Philip E. Stieg has been named one of five co-principal investigators in the newly created New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell, funded by the National Institutes of Health. The project is one of 25 regional stroke centers created by the NIH to conduct clinical trials in stroke.

Dr. Stieg on Good Day New York

Dr. Stieg on Good Day NY 9 January 2014

Dr. Stieg appeared on the "What Do You Do?" segment to explain what it's like to be a neurological surgeon.

Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Knopman Named as “Rising Stars” on SuperDoctors List

Dr. Jared Knopman and Dr. Athos Patsalides, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Jared Knopman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center have both been named to the SuperDoctors list as 2013 “Rising Stars.”

Neuropsychologist and Cognitive Remediation Specialist Amanda Sacks, Ph.D., Joins the Faculty

Dr. Amanda Sacks

Dr. Philip E. Stieg, Chairman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has announced that Amanda L. Sacks, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, has been appointed to the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Sacks is a neuropsychologist who specializes in cognitive remediation for deficits caused by traumatic brain injury; brain tumors and cranial surgery; chemotherapy and radiation; and stroke and other cerebrovascular conditions and events.

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Opens New Patient Facility in Lower Manhattan

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Opens in Lower Manhattan

Dr. Philip Stieg, director of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center and neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has announced the opening of new clinical location in lower Manhattan. The new facility is located at 156 William Street, on the 12th floor, convenient to all of downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Ranked Number 1 in New York – Again

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Ranked Number 1 in New York – Again

The hospital was once again included on U.S. News' prestigious Honor Roll, a designation given to only 18 hospitals nationwide.

Tanzania 2013: Another Successful Neurosurgical Mission

Weill Cornell Mission in Tanzania 2013

Dr. Philip Stieg and Dr. Roger Härtl joined forces in June to head up this summer’s neurosurgical mission to Tanzania, where they provided treatment, consultation, and – most importantly – hands-on training to the local physicians who need to perform basic neurosurgical procedures year-round.

New York’s Best Neurosurgeons

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud to have three of our neurosurgeons included on this year’s list of Best Doctors in New York, as published in this week’s issue of New York magazine.

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Welcomes Three Incoming Residents

The post-graduate year 1 residents (PGY-1’s) arrive this month to embark on an intensive seven-year training program to become neurological surgeons and neuroscience researchers, studying under some of the top brain and spine surgeons and researchers in the world today.

Dr. Stieg Named Champion of Heart and Stroke 2013

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Dr. Philip Stieg was once again honored as a Champion of Heart and Stroke at the 2013 New York City Heart Ball.

5 Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Named to List of 2013 SuperDoctors

This year’s list includes Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Philip Stieg, M.D., Ph.D.; Vice Chairman and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery Mark Souweidane, M.D.; Vice Chairman for Research and Director of Movement Disorders Michael Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.; Chief of Spinal Surgery Roger Hartl, M.D.; and spine surgeon Eric Elowitz, M.D.

The Intracranial Facial Nerve As Seen Through Different Surgical Windows: An Extensive Anatomo-Surgical Study

The objective of this study was to describe the entire intracranial course of the facial nerve as observed through different neurosurgical approaches and to provide an analytical evaluation of the degree of nerve exposure achieved with each approach.

Dr. Stieg Helps Cut the Ribbon on New Regenerative Medicine Laboratories at Burke

The mission of the new Regenerative Medicine Laboratories is to advance the science of neurological disorders and trauma and reduce disability from stroke, brain and spine injury, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, and other conditions affecting the brain and spine.

Jared Knopman, M.D., Joins the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Jared Knopman, M.D., has joined the faculty of Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center. Dr. Knopman specializes in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine.

Dr. Stieg Honored as Champion of Heart and Stroke

Our Neurosurgeon-in-Chief was named as one of this year's Champions at the New York City Heart Ball, the premier event of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

6 Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Named 2012 Top Doctors

Six neurosurgeons from the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center have been named to the Castle Connolly list of Top Doctors for the New York metro area.

Six Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Named as U.S. News Top Doctors

We're proud to have six of our neurosurgeons on this first edition of the magazine's list of top doctors.

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