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Mayor Adams Thanks Dr. Greenfield and Dr. Sharma

Mayor Adams Thanks Dr. Greenfield

It's not unusual for a high-profile trauma case to be brought to NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and when that trauma is a head injury our on-call neurosurgeon is summoned to the Emergency Department no matter the hour. When the injured patient is an NYPD officer who's been shot in the head, it gets a bit more attention in the media than usual. We were delighted to hear Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield, the neurosurgeon who was on call New Year's Day, and Dr. Rahul Sharma, the head of the Emergency Department here, called out by Mayor Adams in the press conference after his visit.

Cristian Rivera Foundation Breaks Record with More Than $300,000 Donation to DIPG Research on Giving Tuesday

Dr. Mark Souweidane, John Rivera, and Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield

On "Giving Tuesday" (November 30), the Children’s Brain Tumor Project  received a profound surprise from the Cristian Rivera Foundation (CRF)—a donation of $302,120 in support of Dr. Mark Souweidane’s research.

It's a No Brainer! Destinie Trosa Wins Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award

Dr. Phil Stieg and Destinie Trosa, Winner of Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award

The Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award spotlights members of the department who go above and beyond their assigned duties and who exemplify the core values of the department.

The most recent winner is Destinie Trosa, a surgical coordinator working with patients of Dr. Stieg, Dr. Kaplitt, and Dr. Cisse. It's an intense job that requires painstaking attention to detail and endless followup, making sure that all pre-operative testing has been done, all insurance issues resolved, and—most importantly—patient worries calmed. 

Jenny Mears Wins PA of the Year, Dr. Ch'ang Named Physician Partner of the Year

Dr. Judy Ch'ang and Jenny Mears

The awards, given each year to honor outstanding PAs on each campus of the health system, recognize excellence in the profession and a stellar commitment to patient care.

#1 in Neurosurgery in the World

Best in Neurosurgery in the World

The neurosurgery service at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Irving Medical Center at NewYork-Presbyterian has been ranked #1 in the world by Newsweek magazine.