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Arachnoid Cysts / Intracranial Cysts

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Doctors Who Treat Arachnoid Cysts

A child or young adult diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst should be evaluated by a pediatric neurosurgeon with advanced training and extensive experience in treating these cysts in children. The Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine Center offers the services of two of the top surgeons in the field:

Dr. Mark SouweidaneMark Souweidane, M.D., is vice chairman of the Weill Cornell Department of Neurological Surgery and director of the Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine Center, is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of pediatric neurosurgery, including arachnoid cysts. He has been named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, and is regularly included on lists of the nation’s Best Doctors and Super Doctors. A pioneering champion of minimal access neurosurgery, Dr. Souweidane has specialized endoscopic surgical skills that attract patients and practitioners that benefit from his talents. (Read more about Dr. Souweidane.)

Dr. Jeffrey GreenfieldJeffrey Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and a pediatric neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Greenfield, whose laboratory research includes the Children’s Brain Tumor Project, specializes in minimally invasive (endoscopic) pediatric neurosurgery as well as in advanced surgery for other pediatric conditions of the brain and spine. (Read more about Dr. Greenfield.)


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