Brain Tumor Surgery

From bench to bedside, the neurosurgeon scientists of the Weill Cornell Medicine brain tumor team have a single focus: New treatments for brain cancer as well as less invasive treatments for benign brain tumors. About the Brain Tumor Surgery Center

The Gamma Knife Center opened at Weill Cornell Medicine on December 12, 2022

After a dramatic delivery in September and several...

Gamma Knife Icon is delivered to Weill Cornell Medical Center, September 2022

In a major step forward for stereotactic radiosurgery in New York, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will  debut a state-of-the-art Gamma Knife® Icon™ that was recently delivered to the upper...

Brain Tumor Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Brain Tumor Surgery Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment for benign and malignant brain tumors

At age 79, Barbara Rothenberg is the matriarch of a large, tightknit family. She presides over eight successful children — seven lawyers and a pediatric nurse practitioner — as well as 50 grandkids and 17 great-grandchildren. As the managing partner...

Our Care Team

  • Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
  • Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Vice Provost of Business Affairs and Integration
Phone: 212-746-4684
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Leon Levy Research Fellow
  • Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute
Phone: 646-962-3389
  • Director, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery
  • Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
  • Robert G. Schwager, MD ’67 Education Scholar, Cornell University
Phone: 212-746-2438
  • Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Phone: (718) 670-1837
  • Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
  • Alvina and Willis Murphy Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Brain Metastases Program
  • Co-director, William Rhodes and Louise Tilzer-Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma
Phone: 212-746-1996
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Research
  • David and Ursel Barnes Professor in Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology
  • Director, Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery
  • Co-Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology
Phone: 212-746-5620
  • Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Phone: (212) 746-3600
  • Director of Neuro-oncology
  • Director, Brain Tumor Center, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Phone: 646-962-2185
  • Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief
Phone: 646-697-6387
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Phone: 212-746-3600
  • Assistant Attending Neurologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neuro-Oncologist
Phone: 646-962-2185
  • Attending Otolaryngologist
  • Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery
  • Professor of Otolaryngology
  • Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurology
Phone: 646-962-3277
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist (Brooklyn)
Phone: (718) 246-8614
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-2438
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-4684
It was 22 years ago today – November 1, 2000 – that I became the first chair of the newly formed department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. I suppose I might have been more reflective...

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