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Rathke Cleft Cyst

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Doctors Who Treat Rathke Cleft Cysts

A patient with a suspected or diagnosed Rathke cleft cyst should be evaluated by a neuroendocrine team with advanced training and extensive experience in these rare masses. The Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology Program at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center offers integrated services from experts in Rathke cleft cysts and other anomalies of the pituitary and adrenal glands.

Dr. Theodore SchwartzDr. Theodore H. Schwartz, professor of neurological surgery at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, is an internationally known expert in endoscopic surgery for Rathke cleft cysts and pituitary tumors in both adults and children. He is frequently named to the lists of New York's Super Doctors, New York magazine’s list of Best Doctors in America, America's Top Surgeons, America's Best Doctors, and America's Best Doctors for Cancer. He is the co-author of two books on endoscopic skull base surgery and endoscopic pituitary surgery and has traveled to India, China, and other nations to teach advanced endoscopic techniques to neurosurgeons around the globe. (Read more about Dr. Schwartz.)

Dr. Georgiana DobriDr. Georgiana Dobri is a board-certified neuroendocrinologist who specializes in Rathke cleft cysts and other disorders of the pituitary and adrenal glands. She provides expert, compassionate care to patients of the Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Program of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center, and offers ongoing therapies to post-surgical patients. Before joining Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Dobri served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, and Associate Staff in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, where she took care of high-complexity patients in her pituitary and adrenal clinics. (Read more about Dr. Dobri.)