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5 Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Named to List of 2013 SuperDoctors

This year’s list includes Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Philip Stieg, M.D., Ph.D.; Vice Chairman and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery Mark Souweidane, M.D.; Vice Chairman for Research and Director of Movement Disorders Michael Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.; Chief of Spinal Surgery Roger Hartl, M.D.; and spine surgeon Eric Elowitz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz Joins Editorial Board of Journal of Neurosurgery

Theodore Schwartz, M.D., has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery, the official publication of the American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS) and considered the leading scholarly journal on neurosurgery in the world.

Dr. Schwartz Teaches Endoscopic Surgical Techniques Around the World

Dr. Schwartz in Singapore

At major medical centers, minimal-access procedures have largely replaced open surgery for pituitary and other skull base tumors. That’s not the case in other countries, however, since not all neurosurgeons have had access to the specialized training required to perform these procedures. That’s changing, in no small part due to the efforts of Dr. Schwartz.

Maria Bartiromo to Deliver Featured Keynote Address at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2013

CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo will deliver the featured keynote address at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2013, speaking on “Innovation in the Changing World Economy.” Bartiromo, who anchors CNBC's "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo” as well as the nationally syndicated "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo," is an award-winning business journalist and author.

Spine Center Opens New Clinical Trial for Degenerative Disc Disease

Offering new hope for back pain sufferers, Dr. Roger Härtl and the multidisciplinary spine team at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center are now recruiting patients for a new clinical trial. The trial will test an investigational medication intended to treat low back pain and disability caused by spinal disc disease.