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Dr. Howard Fine on CNN

Dr. Howard Fine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Howard Fine talks with CNN's Rachel Crane about organoids -- miniature brains that will allow researchers to explore new avenues in cancer treatment. 


Newsweek Names Top Doctors for Cancer

Weill Cornell Top Neurosurgeons for Cancer

We are proud to have five neurosurgeons named to this year's list

Dr. Schwartz Participates in Mission: BRAIN 2015

Dr. Theodore Schwartz recently joined the 2015 Mission: BRAIN trip to Guadalajara, Mexico, where U.S. neurosurgeons provided their expertise to local health care providers and patients. This humanitarian effort, founded in 2011 by Dr. Michael Lawton of UCSF and Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa of Johns Hopkins, brings world-class neurosurgical services and training to under-served hospitals and patients. The project has developed multiple partnerships throughout Mexico and has recently expanded to the Philippines.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2015

New York Magazine's Best Doctors in New York 2015

We are proud to have 8 members of our team on this year's list in New York magazine

Dr. Susan Pannullo Elected to AANS Board of Directors

Dr. Susan Pannullo

Dr. Pannullo will serve on the Strategic Planning and Education and Practice Management Committees.

Wide-Scale Brain Tumor Tissue Banking Effort Aims High

Drs. Jeffrey Greenfield and Mark Souweidane

While the overall survival rate for children with cancer has improved over the last 50 years, enormous challenges still exist for those with brain tumors. Pediatric neuro-oncologists and neurosurgeons understand that a different tack is needed to make progress against these cancers.

Dr. Howard Fine Brings His Neuro-oncology Expertise to Weill Cornell

Dr. Howard A. Fine

Dr. Fine is an internationally known neuro-oncologist who has previously served as chief of the neuro-oncology branch of the National Cancer Institute.

Frameless Radiosurgery Ushers in New Era of Brain Tumor Treatment

Dr. Susan C. Pannullo and Dr. Gabriella Wernicke

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center now offers frameless, non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery using ExacTrac technology.

Dr. Schwartz Receives Gift of Endowed Professorship

Dr. Theodore Schwartz

New position is the gift of David Barnes and his wife, Dr. Ursel Barnes, who made their donation in gratitude to Dr. Schwartz after he removed a brain tumor that was threatening Mr. Barnes’ senses.

Dr. Bernardo Wins CTSC 3D Printing Novel Technology Award

Dr. Antonio Bernardo

Dr. Bernardo and his co-investigator, Alex Evins, will use the $10,000 award to investigate the feasibility of creating on-demand intra-operative cranial prostheses.

Bronxville Road Race for the Children's Brain Tumor Project Raises $100K

Some of the children honored at the Bronxville Road Race

More than 500 participants and hundreds more donors, sponsors, and volunteers came together in the spirit of the project's "powered by families" motto.

Dr. Knopman Named to SuperDoctors Rising Stars List

Dr. Jared Knopman

Jared Knopman, M.D., has been named to the 2014 Rising Stars list, his second consecutive appearance on the list. Introduced in 2013, the Rising Stars list acknowledges doctors who have been practicing for less than 10 years but who have already distinguished themselves among their peers. The list was published on September 28 in a special section of The New York Times Magazine.

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna, Brain Tumor Expert, Joins the Faculty

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna and Dr. Philip E. Stieg

Neurosurgeon will bring new clinical trials for malignant brain tumors to Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

US News Rates Us Best in NY (Again)

Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman of the Weill Cornell Department of Neurosurgery

We are now ranked as the best neurology/neurosurgery practice in New York, the best in the northeast, and the best east of the Mississippi River.

DIPG Clinical Trial Continuation Wins FDA Approval

FDA approval allows Dr. Souweidane to re-open the trial and enroll additional pediatric brain tumor patients.

Dr. Stieg Featured on Season 2 Premiere of NY Med

Dr. Philip Stieg on NY Med on ABC

Dr. Philip Stieg, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell, was featured on the premiere episode of Season 2 of the ABC series NY Med. In this episode, Dr. Stieg performed surgery to remove a spinal tumor from a man threatened with paralysis.

The Best Neurosurgeons in New York

The Best Neurosurgeons in New York

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud to count six of our neurosurgeons among the Best Doctors listed in New York magazine’s annual Best Doctors issue. This year’s list includes four of our full-time faculty — Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman of the department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief; Dr.

Neuro ICU Staff on 2SW Recognized for ICU Patient Care

The in-patient staff of 2SW has been awarded a 90th Percentile Achievement Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for Q42013. This award is given to units whose overall mean score placed them in the 90th percentile for patient satisfaction.

Dr. Stieg on Good Day New York

Dr. Stieg on Good Day NY 9 January 2014

Dr. Stieg appeared on the "What Do You Do?" segment to explain what it's like to be a neurological surgeon.


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