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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.

Clinical Trial Tests New Approach to Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Marc Dinkin are now enrolling patients in a FDA-approved research study for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri. This innovative new trial is testing the effectiveness of stent placement in patients with severe intracranial hypertension who have not responded to other treatments.

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.

Endovascular management of distal anterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms: Report of two cases and review of the literature

We report two cases of fusiform distal AICA aneurysms presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Parent artery occlusion with coils and n-butyl cyanoacrilate (n-BCA) resulted in complete aneurysm occlusion and prevented rebleeding.

Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations

Dr. Stieg's authoritative text has become a standard for those wishing to learn the very latest in diagnosis and treatment of AVMs.

Advances in endovascular aneurysm treatment: are we making a difference?

Recent advancements in endovascular aneurysm repair, including bioactive and expansile coils and intracranial stents, hold promise for improved aneurysm occlusion rates.

The Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation

Michael L. J. Apuzzo, M.D., Adjunct Professor and Senior Consultant at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Neurological Surgery

Established 2017
Weill Cornell Medical College

Chairman Philip E. Stieg and the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College have established the Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation for contributions to the peer-reviewed medical literature.

Stroke Program

The Stroke Program at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is a leader in the treatment and prevention of stroke. Our multidisciplinary stroke team is comprised of endovascular neurosurgeons, interventional radiologists, stroke neurologists, and neurointensivists. Our neurosurgeons are internationally recognized experts in cerebrovascular conditions and have advanced training in the very latest minimally invasive procedures used to treat and prevent stroke.

Conditions We Treat

Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology (INR)

The Interventional Neuroradiology Service of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine offers a two-year clinical fellowship open to neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and vascular neurologists.

Ways to Give

Thank you for choosing to support the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, New York City's leading center for groundbreaking neuroscience research and #1 hospital for patient care.

Your contribution may be directed to any specific area of brain and spine disease research, sponsoring the recruitment of world-class doctors, helping us build state-of-the-art patient care facilities or continue to bring the latest in neurosurgical technology to accelerate patient recovery and improve outcomes. Your contribution, regardless of level, is deeply valued and appreciated.

Wide-Neck Aneurysms: The Neuroform Stent and the Enterprise Stent System

These two stents are small metallic mesh tubes designed to keep the coils in the aneurysm sac, in intracranial wide-neck aneurysms.

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