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The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is privileged to have some of the top neurosurgeons in the world on our team. Our doctors are routinely named to lists of SuperDoctors, Top Doctors, Best Doctors in American, Best Doctors in New York, and other lists of leading neurosurgeons.

Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.

Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery

212-746-4684
Michael J. Ayad, MD

Michael J. Ayad, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist

718-780-3070
Heidi Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP-CN

Heidi Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP-CN

Director of Neuropsychology Services

212-746-3356
Srikanth Boddu, M.S., M.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., M.D.

Srikanth Boddu, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Radiology in Neurological Surgery (Manhattan and Queens)

718-303-3739
Louis Chang, MD, Neurosurgeon in Brooklyn, NY

Louis Chang, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery

718-780-3070
Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D.

Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Leon Levy Research Fellow,
Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute

646-962-3389
Dr. Georgiana Dobri

Georgiana Dobri, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neuroendocrinology in Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine

646-962-3556
Eric Elowitz, MD

Eric H. Elowitz, M.D.

Vice Chairman for Quality and Patient Safety 
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery

212-746-2870
Neil Feldstein, MD

Neil Feldstein, MD

Co-director, Pediatric Neurosurgery

212-305-1396
Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD

Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Co-Director, Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program

Chief of Neurological Surgery, NYP Lower Manhattan

212-746-2260
Y. Pierre Gobin, MD

Y. Pierre Gobin, M.D.

Professor of Radiology in Neurological Surgery

212-746-4998
Jeffrey Greenfield, MD, PhD

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs
Associate
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Associate Residency Director

212-746-2363
Roger Härtl, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

Roger Härtl, M.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director of Spinal Surgery

212-746-2152
Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics

212-746-2363
Rupa Gopalan Juthani, M.D. Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery

Rupa Gopalan Juthani, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

718-670-1837
Michael Kaplitt, MD, PhD

Michael Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Research, Neurological Surgery
Professor of Neurological Surgery 
Director, Movement Disorders and Pain
Director, Residency Program

212-746-4966
Jared Knopman, MD

Jared Knopman, M.D.

Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Fellowship Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery

212-746-5149
Ning Lin, MD

Ning Lin, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

718-670-1837
Lynn McGrath Jr., MD, Weill Cornell Medicine spine surgeon

Lynn McGrath Jr., MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery

718-670-1837
Susan Pannullo, MD

Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.

Director, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

212-746-2438
John Park, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine, NYP Queens

John Park, MD, PhD

Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

(718) 670-1837
Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.

Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.

Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
Alvina and Willis Murphy Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
Director, Brain Metastases Program
Co-director, William Rhodes and Louise Tilzer-Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma

212-746-1996
K. Daniel Riew, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

K. Daniel Riew, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Director, Orthopedic Spine Surgery

212-746-1164
Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery

212-746-3356
Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

Vice Chair for Clinical Research
David and Ursel Barnes Professor in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology
Director, Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery
Co-Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology

212-746-5620
Justin Schwarz, MD

Justin Schwarz, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

212-746-2821 (Manhattan); 718-780-3070 (Brooklyn )
Robert B. Snow, MD, PhD

Robert B. Snow, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Attending Neurosurgeon

(212) 717-0256
Mark M. Souweidane, MD

Mark M. Souweidane, M.D.

Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery
Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery

212-746-2363
Dr. Jessica Spat-Lemus

Jessica Spat-Lemus, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery
 
646-962-3336
Michael Virk, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Virk, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

646-962-3388
Martin Zonenshayn, MD

Martin Zonenshayn, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

718-780-5176