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Neurosurgery and Beyond CME Brings Experts Together for Comprehensive Brain Care

CME directors Jessica Spat-Lemus, PhD, and Amanda Sacks-Zimmerman, PhD, ABPP-CN

This innovative course brought together neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists to explore the multidisciplinary needs of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders.

Increased Sensitivity to Traumatic Axonal Injury on Postconcussion Diffusion Tensor Imaging Scans in National Football League Players By Using Premorbid Baseline Scans

The authors examined active professional American football players over a 6-year time period to study potential TAI after concussion and assess optimal methods to analyze DTI at the individual level.

New Leadership Team Named at Concussion Clinic

Left to right: Kenneth Perrine, PhD, ABPP-CN, Amanda Sacks-Zimmerman, PhD, ABPP-CN, Nitin Sethi, MD, and Barry Kosofsky, MD, PhD

Director Nitin Sethi, MD, will be joined by neuropsychologists Kenneth Perrine, PhD, ABPP-CN, and Amanda Sacks-Zimmerman, PhD, ABPP-CN, and child neurology specialist Barry Kosofsky, MD, PhD.

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

Dr. Stieg Appointed to the NYSAC

Dr. Philip Stieg joins the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC), working together with other commissioners to promote safety from head injury for athletes.

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.

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.

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. Stieg Talks About Meditation and the Brain

Dr. Philip E. Stieg

A radio interview with Kate Delaney

Dr. Stieg Talks About Concussion on Kate Delaney Show, NBC Sports Radio

The neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine talks about the risks and consequences of concussion in sports

Dr. Stieg Talks About Concussion on WCBS Radio

Dr. Stieg Talks About Concussion on WCBS Radio

The neurosurgeon-in-chief was interviewed by Pat Farnack of WCBS NewsRadio 880 about concussion, the NFL, and more.

Evaluating Concussion on the Sidelines

Dr. Philip Stieg

Dr. Stieg was interviewed on WTOP about evaluating NFL players on the sidelines when concussion is suspected, and about head injuries in youngsters.

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

Weill Cornell Medical Student to Lend a Hand in Tanzania This Summer

Philip O'Donnell, Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2019

Philip O'Donnell, who is between his first and second years of study, will work with Dr. Maria Santos collecting data on all patients admitted to Bugando Medical Center with a diagnosis of traumatic brain injury.

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.

Helmet Use and Traumatic Brain Injury in Snowboarding

Helmet Use and Traumatic Brain Injury in Snowboarding

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major, world-wide health care problem and a leading cause of death and disability internationally.

Dr. Stieg and Dr. Hartl Make Cameos in 60 Minutes Segment on Football

Dr. Philip E. Stieg and Dr. Roger Hartl consult on the NFL sidelines to protect players' health

The neurotrauma experts play a role as sideline consultants during NFL games.

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