Pediatric Neurosurgery

Our multidisciplinary approach ensures each patient is offered an optimal treatment plan that considers the whole child — not just the disease. Find out more about Pediatric Neurosurgery 

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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.
Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell

On February 3 each year we take a moment to honor women physicians everywhere. The date marks the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, who was the...

Pediatric Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures each patient is offered an optimal treatment plan that considers the whole child — not just the disease.

Slaton Spinks was small when he was born, but he seemed healthy. As the Texas baby grew, however, his parents, Brandee and Kevin, started to note some peculiarities. “He was delayed, and he just did things differently,” Brandee recalls. “He’d do the...

Our Care Team

  • Vice Chairman, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Co-director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Phone: 212-305-1396
  • Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Associate Residency Director
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Pediatric Neurosurgical Craniofacial Program Coordinator
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Physician Assistant
Phone: 212-746-2363
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...

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain & Spine Center 525 East 68 Street, Box 99 New York, NY 10065 Phone: 866-426-7787