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Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Knopman Named as “Rising Stars” on SuperDoctors List

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Dr. Jared Knopman and Dr. Athos Patsalides, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
Dr. Jared Knopman and Dr. Athos Patsalides of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center have been named to the list of 2013 "Rising Stars."

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Jared Knopman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center have both been named to the SuperDoctors list as 2013 “Rising Stars.” This new list, first published in The New York Times Magazine on Sunday, November 24, 2013, was created to recognize doctors in practice for less than ten years, but who have already developed an outstanding reputation among their peers.

Dr. Athos Patsalides Dr. Patsalides is a neurosurgeon and interventional neuroradiologist, specializing in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine (including brain aneurysms, vascular malformations of the brain and spine, and carotid stenosis) and is also an expert in minimally invasive procedures for spinal compression fractures (kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty) and for patients with osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, and spinal tumors. Dr. Patsalides received his Medical Degree from the University of Athens, Greece, and a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University. More About Dr. Patsalides

Dr. Jared KnopmanDr. Knopman is a neurosurgeon and interventional neuroradiologist who specializes in cerebrovascular disorders, including both the open surgical and minimally invasive endovascular treatment of aneurysms, AVM’s, brain tumors, and carotid occlusive disease. He has expertise in embolization of aneurysms and AVM’s, carotid stenting/endarterectomy, and intra-arterial chemotherapy. He also performs spinal cord stimulation and microvascular decompression for chronic pain syndromes and trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Knopman received an M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was elected to the AOA honor society. More about Dr. Knopman

Dr. Philip Stieg, chairman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, and all the faculty and staff, congratulate Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Knopman on being named to this list.