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Neurosurgeons Gather at Minimally Invasive Cranial Neurosurgery CME

Co-directors Dr. Theodore Schwartz and Dr. Mark Souweidane

Participants from around the world attended two days of lectures and hands-on lab sessions in which they learned and then practiced new techniques and technologies in minimally invasive approaches to cranial neurosurgery.

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. 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.

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. 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.

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.

Drs. Dinkin and Patsalides Awarded Best Original Contribution by the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

Best Original Contribution by the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

The team evaluated the safety and efficacy of stenting in patients with venous sinus stenosis, a narrowing of the veins in the brain.

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.

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.

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

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.

Drs. Schwartz and Souweidane Speak at AINAS II in Cairo

Dr. Mark Souweidane and Dr. Theodore Schwartz in Cairo

Dr. Theodore Schwartz and Dr. Mark Souweidane recently presented at the Second Annual International Congress of the Neurosurgery Department of Ain Shams University (AINAS II) in Cairo. The international meeting, which was organized by the university in collaboration with the Egyptian Society of Neurological Surgery (ESNS), brought together experts from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Germany, South Korea, Finland, the United Kingdom, and the United States to bring advanced endoscopic neurosurgical training to local surgeons.

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.

Dr. Stieg Featured on Season 2 Premiere of NY Med

Dr. Philip Stieg on NY Med on ABC

Dr. Philip Stieg, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell, was featured on the premiere episode of Season 2 of the ABC series NY Med. In this episode, Dr. Stieg performed surgery to remove a spinal tumor from a man threatened with paralysis.

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.

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.

Reclaim™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Humanitarian Use Device)

To provide deep brain stimulation therapy to alter pathological functioning of circuitry involved in causing medically-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Interventional Neuroradiology

The INR team at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud of its world-class Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) Program, one of the few such programs in the world to offer a full team of specialists in this advanced discipline. Under the direction of Dr. Y. Pierre Gobin, the Interventional Neuroradiology Program at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center performs advanced procedures every day, leading to better patient care, shorter hospital stays, and better outcomes.

Conditions We Treat

Intraventricular Endoscopic Neurosurgical Observership

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College offers a three-month observership in endoscopic brain surgery. This observership helps fill the need many neurosurgeons-in-training have for in-depth exposure to minimally invasive techniques.

This is a nonclinical, research-based observership. Participants will observe cases in the operating room and be involved in research projects including clinical reports and cadaveric dissection in the Weill Cornell Medical College’s advanced Surgical Innovations Laboratory for Skull Base Microneurosurgery.

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