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Dr. Dan Riew Joins the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Dr. K. Daniel Riew

“The addition of Dr. Riew to our team further underscores the immense talent that we have here at the Center for Comprehensive Spine Care,” says Dr. Roger Härtl.

Neurosurgery Honors Team Members Who Go the Extra Mile

Neurosurgery Award Winners

The Neurological Surgery Outstanding Service Award has taken even more meaning this year during the pandemic. The award spotlights members of the department who go above and beyond their assigned duties and who exemplify the core values of the department, including collegiality/teamwork, compassion, perseverance/commitment, and leadership.

We wish we could bestow 150 of these awards, given how many individuals went above and beyond, but we singled out three whose efforts stood out in these extraordinary months.

Weill Cornell Medicine to Lead National Multicenter Clinical Trial for Subdural Hematoma Embolization

Dr Jared Knopman, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Jared Knopman, who has been a pioneer in the use of middle meningeal artery embolization for subdural hematomas, will lead a new FDA-approved clinical trial of the procedure.

Dr. John Park Named Chief of Neurosurgery at NYP Queens

 John Park, MD, PhD, has joined the faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine as Chief of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Dr. Park takes on the leadership of a neurosurgical team that provides world-class care for all conditions of the brain and spine to more than 2.3 million residents of Queens.

Dr. Ramakrishna to Study Automated Tumor Preservation System

Automated Tumor Preservation System from Nico

In this study, Dr. Ramakrishna and team aim to understand how tissue processing in the pre-analytic phase affects downstream tissue analyses.

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