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Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.

Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery

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The #1 Hospital in New York for 20 Straight Years

U.S. News Best Hospitals 2020

The annual hospital rankings from US News & World Report are out, and once again NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been named the best in New York.

16 Faculty Members Named to 2020 New York SuperDoctors List

16 Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Faculty Members Named to 2020 New York SuperDoctors List

A record 16 faculty members from the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center were named to the 2020 list of New York SuperDoctors, published as a supplement to the New York Times Magazine on May 10, 2020. This list is an elite roster of physicians named by their peers as the very best in their field.

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Launches New Pulsatile Tinnitus Program

Dr. Athos Patsalides, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

An integrated program designed for patients with pulsatile tinnitus promises to bring relief to thousands of sufferers

Differences in Admission Blood Pressure Among Causes of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Differences in Admission Blood Pressure Among Causes of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

It is unknown whether admission systolic blood pressure (SBP) differs among causes of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). We sought to elucidate an association between admission BP and ICH cause.

Neurosurgery and Beyond CME Brings Experts Together for Comprehensive Brain Care

CME directors Jessica Spat-Lemus, PhD, and Amanda Sacks-Zimmerman, PhD, ABPP-CN

This innovative course brought together neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists to explore the multidisciplinary needs of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders.

On the Surgical Implications of Peritrigeminal Perforating Vessels in Microvascular Decompression

Operative Neurosurgery August 2019: On the Surgical Implications of Peritrigeminal Perforating Vessels in Microvascular Decompression

Identification of inhibiting perforators is essential before performing microvascular decompression to avoid ischemic injury to the brainstem.

Dr. Lin Brings Critical Stroke Information to Chinese Community

Dr. Lin Brings Critical Stroke Information to Chinese Community

The event was one of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Community Health Initiatives, bringing life-saving information about stroke to the Chinese community in Queens in their own language.

8 Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2019

8 Faculty Members Named Best Doctors in New York for 2019

The annual list names the top primary doctors and specialists in the New York metropolitan area.

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

These elite physicians are selected by their peers each year as being the best in their field

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain
Weekly episodes will delve into the mysteries and new discoveries about how the brain works, what can go wrong with it, and the most effective ways to keep it healthy.

Match Day 2019: New Residents in Neurological Surgery

Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton, who matched as neurosurgery residents at Match Day 2019

The Department of Neurological Surgery is pleased to welcome Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton to our residency program

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Series of 60 Cases

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Series of 60 Cases

Chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a particularly challenging pathology due to high recurrence rates (2%-37%) and complex medical comorbidities that tend to afflict the patient population. Recently, there have been several case series published describing the use of middle meningeal artery (MMA) embolization as an alternative to surgery for treatment of new or recurrent chronic SDH.

Dr. Thomas Link Wins 2018 Apuzzo Award

Thomas Link, MD, and Michael LJ Apuzzo, MD

Fifth-year neurosurgical resident Thomas Link, MD, has been named the winner of the 2018 Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation.

Venous sinus stenting lowers the intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Aims: We report the cerebrospinal fluid opening pressure (CSF-OP) measurements obtained before and after venous sinus stenting (VSS) in 50 patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Dinkin Publish Quantitative Results of VSS Clinical Trial

Athos Patsalides, M.D., and Marc Dinkin, M.D. - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Marc Dinkin have published new results from their clinical trial testing venous sinus stenting (VSS), showing for the first time a quantitative reduction in intracranial pressure in patients who have had the stenting procedure. The paper was published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery and is available to all through Open Access.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2018

New York Magazine Best Doctors 2018 - Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgeons

The annual list of “Best Doctors in New York,” published this week by New York magazine, includes eight of our faculty members

Dr. Stieg Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Dr. Stieg Awarded 2018 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor, which is an award recognized by Congress, is given annually to exceptional individuals for outstanding contributions to their field.

11 Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

11 Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

The annual list, published each May in the New York Times Magazine, is assembled based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.

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