Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

The Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center offers the expertise of international leaders in novel therapies and surgical solutions for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders. About the Movement Disorder Service

2022 SuperDoctors
The 2022 list of New York SuperDoctors, published as a supplement to the New York Times Magazine on May 8, 2022, is based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.
Spirals pre and post FUS procedure

• Medicare patients can now have focused ultrasound procedure for essential tremor at NYP
• Dr. Kaplitt is the most experienced neurosurgeon in New York in using focused ultrasound for tremor
• Many more...

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment.

Steve Smith, a businessman and avid golfer from Long Island, New York, was 50 years old when he started to develop a tremor on his left side. It didn’t bother him at first, but over the next ten years the tremor grew worse. Things like drinking a...

Our Care Team

  • Vice Chair, Research, Neurological Surgery
  • Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Movement Disorders and Pain
  • Director, Residency Program
Phone: 212-746-4966
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Phone: 718-780-5176
  • Chief Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-4966
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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