Doctors Who Treat Germ Cell Tumors in the Brain

The neurosurgical team at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center includes world-renowned experts in brain tumors in children, adolescents, and adults. A patient with a suspected or confirmed germ cell tumor in the brain will be treated by an advanced team that includes:

Mark Souweidane, M.D. is vice chairman of the Weill Cornell Medicine 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 pediatric brain tumors. 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.)

Jeffrey 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, who is scientific director of the Children’s Brain Tumor Project, specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery, low-grade gliomas, and awake surgery for brain tumors in children and young adults. (Read more about Dr. Greenfield.)

At the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center, our team is highly skilled in the most advanced procedures for treating brain tumors in patients of all ages. Our relationships with top hospitals, including NewYork-Presbyterian (which includes Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University) and Memorial Sloan Kettering, allow our neurosurgeons access to the very best facilities and specialists, as well as the most leading-edge research laboratories, to ensure that each patient gets the very best treatment available. You can use this form to request an appointment or call 212-746-2363 to arrange for an in-person or video visit.

Our Care Team

  • Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Associate Residency Director
Phone: 212-746-2363

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain & Spine Center 525 East 68 Street, Box 99 New York, NY 10065 Phone: 866-426-7787