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From 2012 to 2020, Weill Cornell Medicine conducted an FDA-approved research study for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri. This innovative trial tested the effectiveness of stent placement in patients with severe intracranial hypertension who had not responded to other treatments.
Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
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An Award-Winning Year

We’re only about halfway through 2020, but our doctors here at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center have already racked up an impressive list of awards and milestones.

Most recently, Dr. Caitlin Hoffman was named the faculty winner of the Dean’s Diversity and Healthcare Disparity Research Awards for her work with the PrIMES (Program for Individualized Mentorship Education Solutions) mentorship program, which she co-founded in 2018 with...

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2020

The Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is filled with specialists who routinely appear on lists of Top Doctors, Best Doctors, and SuperDoctors, and 2020 is no exception. This year’s roster of Castle Connolly Top Doctors includes a record 13 members of our faculty:

Dr. Philip E. Stieg (who has been named to the Castle Connolly list since its inception more than 20 years ago)

Dr. Eric Elowitz (named...

8 Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2020
The annual list names the top primary doctors and specialists in the New York metropolitan area.
16 Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Faculty Members Named to 2020 New York SuperDoctors List

A record 16 faculty members from the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center were named to the 2020 list of New York SuperDoctors, published as a supplement to the New York Times Magazine on May 10, 2020. This list is an elite roster of physicians named by their peers as the very best in their field.

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna and Dr. Susan Pannullo
Our doctors publish papers propose frameworks for operating in during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Herniated Disc
Dr. Virk contributes to the breadth of information on with information on herniated disc in the upper back.
A new study has established that patient outcomes continue to improve over time, as surgeons hone the advanced skills required for these demanding procedures.
Dr. Theodore Schwartz was honored at the 2019 Taste for Life dinner hosted by the Brain Tumor Foundation
This year's event honored Dr. Stieg and Dr. Schwartz for their contributions to the field

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