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Tanzania 2013: Another Successful Neurosurgical Mission

Weill Cornell Mission in Tanzania 2013

Dr. Philip Stieg and Dr. Roger Härtl joined forces in June to head up this summer’s neurosurgical mission to Tanzania, where they provided treatment, consultation, and – most importantly – hands-on training to the local physicians who need to perform basic neurosurgical procedures year-round.

New York’s Best Neurosurgeons

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud to have three of our neurosurgeons included on this year’s list of Best Doctors in New York, as published in this week’s issue of New York magazine.

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Welcomes Three Incoming Residents

The post-graduate year 1 residents (PGY-1’s) arrive this month to embark on an intensive seven-year training program to become neurological surgeons and neuroscience researchers, studying under some of the top brain and spine surgeons and researchers in the world today.

Dr. Boockvar Awarded $100,000 by Voices Against Brain Cancer

Mario Lichtenstein of Voices Against Brain Cancer Awards $100,000 to John Boockvar, MD

John Boockvar, M.D., was awarded $100,000 by Voices Against Brain Cancer at last night's 8th Annual Sounding Off for a Cure NY Benefit. The award, which covers the period from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, is to support Dr. Boockvar's work investigating “Intra-arterial delivery to the glioma stem cell niche.”

Dr. Stieg Named Champion of Heart and Stroke 2013

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Dr. Philip Stieg was once again honored as a Champion of Heart and Stroke at the 2013 New York City Heart Ball.