An individual diagnosed with a peripheral nerve tumor needs a neurosurgeon with unique training in advanced surgical treatments who is at a center that practices multidisciplinary, collaborative care and has state-of-the-art surgical facilities. The neurosurgical team at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center works with colleagues in in neurology, orthopedics, and plastic surgeons as needed for comprehensive treatment of peripheral nerve tumors.
Our Neurosurgeons With Expertise in Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD, obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical and graduate training in the MD/PhD program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Fu specializes in minimal access surgery as well as having advanced training in reconstructive, deformity, and oncological spine surgery. (Read more about Dr. Fu.)
Dr. Ibrahim Hussain received his MD from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, then completed his residency in neurological surgery at the combined program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. This was followed by a fellowship at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, where Dr. Hussain trained with Dr. Allan Levi, widely regarded as one of the international leaders in peripheral nerve surgery. More about Dr. Hussain
Our Care Team
- Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
- Co-Director, Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program
- Chief of Neurological Surgery, NYP Lower Manhattan