We are seeing patients in-person and through Video Visits. Learn more about how we’re keeping you safe and please review our updated visitor policy. Please also consider supporting Weill Cornell Medicine’s efforts to support our front-line workers.
  • Best in New York, 20 Years in a Row
    Best in New York, 20 Years in a Row

    We are proud to be the top neuro service in New York, and #3 in the nation, at the #1 hospital in New York. Find out more

  • Ed Gonzales
    Rebounding From a Stroke

    A basketball coach rebounds from a stroke thanks to the quick work of Dr. Lin and his team. Read his story

  • Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2020
    Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2020

    This year’s roster of Castle Connolly Top Doctors includes a record 13 members of our faculty. See the list



  • Brain & Spine Center
    FAQs About Office Visits

    We know you have questions about making appointments these days. We've tried to answer many of them here. Read more

  • Misook Ahn and Dr. Rupa Juthani
    This Story Is Far From Over

    Misook ventured out of her Queens home during the COVID-19 pandemic to get care. And thanks to Dr. Juthani and a dedicated team of doctors, Misook is feeling well and safe. Read her story

  • Indika Wijesinghe
    Surgery in the Time of Covid-19

    Indika had bad timing, but good luck — his back pain coincided with the outbreak of Covid-19. Thanks to Dr. Louis Chang, Indika is now recovering from his surgery at home. Read his story

  • This Is Your Brain with Dr. Phil Stieg
    The Wonders of the Brain

    Dr. Stieg's podcast explores the marvelous mysteries of the mind. Listen to This Is Your Brain

  • Dr. Greenfield with Matilde Anacoreta
    "Her Small Steps Became Big Steps Again"

    Matilde was paralyzed from the waist down due to a cyst in her spine. But thanks to Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield and Dr. Michael Virk, she was able to walk again. Read her story

  • Back to the Ballroom

    Robert Caterina was told by doctors that he would never set foot on the dance floor again. Dr. Eric Elowitz thought otherwise. Read his story

  • Eneida Ramos
    "You Can Hit 'Play' Again"

    Eneida put her life on pause due to headaches, split vision, and partial seizures. Thanks to Dr. Theodore Schwartz, she's ready to hit 'Play' again. Read her story

  • Minimal Access Neurosurgery

    The neurosurgeons of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center use the most advanced techniques, with less pain and scarring and faster recovery times. More about Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • "They Wouldn't Let Me Quit!"

    A seizure led to Jonas falling in his apartment, which resulted in a subdural hematoma that was relieved by our chairman, Dr. Philip Stieg. Read his story

  • Need a Second Opinion?
    Need a Second Opinion?

    Upload your images to a secure server and request an expert second opinion. Find out more.

Our LocationsOur Locations

From the Upper East Side to Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, we offer expert and compassionate care right in your own neighborhood.
Find the office nearest you >


This Is Your Brain With Dr. Phil StiegThis Is Your Brain With Dr. Phil Stieg

A fascinating new podcast that explores the wonders of our most important organ
This Is Your Brain With Dr. Phil Stieg >


Dr. Philip E. Stieg Brain and Spine Blog

Our new blog brings you closer to our world-class faculty ... Read the blog >

Dr. Stieg with Weill Cornell Neurosurgery ResidentResidency Program

Our faculty is committed to education, teaching future neurosurgeons during medical school and residency... More About Residency >

Laboratory research at Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center In the Lab

Meet the laboratory neuroscientists who are creating the cures of tomorrow — today ... About our laboratory research >

Weill Cornell Surgical Innovations Lab Surgical Innovations Lab

Our state-of-the-art 3D training facility can teach advanced techniques to surgeons around the globe... About the Surgical Innovations Lab >

Patient Guide Patient Guide

Everything you need to know about making an appointment, preparing for surgery, and more... more >

Health Professionals For Health Professionals

Physicians, residents, fellows, and other health professionals will find what they need to know about the Brain and Spine Center here ... more >

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Speakers Bureau Speakers' Bureau

Our top neurosurgeons are sought-after speakers for events in New York City and around the world, at Grand Rounds, conferences, and corporate events... About Speaking Engagements >

Medical Minutes Video Series Medical Minutes

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Philip Stieg, PhD, MD, makes complex conditions easy to understand in this video series on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for common problems... Medical Minutes >

In the News In the News

The latest happenings at the Brain and Spine Center... In the News >

Test Your Brain and Spine Smarts Test Your Brain and Spine Smarts

So you think you know a thing or two about your brain and your back? Take the quiz... >

Second Opinion ProgramSecond Opinion Program

You can now get a second opinion quickly, without an office visit, by uploading your medical images
About Our Second Opinion Program >