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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

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Virtual Brain Seminar - Trigeminal Neuralgia

Dr. Philip Stieg, Chairman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, talks about trigeminal neuralgia's symptoms, signs, and different approaches to surgery.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Radiation oncologist Jonathan Knisely with neurosurgeon/neuro-oncologist Susan Pannullo

The Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center offers the latest in advanced minimally invasive and non-invasive treatments for a wide range of conditions.

Conditions We Treat

Ways to Give

Thank you for choosing to support the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, New York City's leading center for groundbreaking neuroscience research and #1 hospital for patient care.

Your contribution may be directed to any specific area of brain and spine disease research, sponsoring the recruitment of world-class doctors, helping us build state-of-the-art patient care facilities or continue to bring the latest in neurosurgical technology to accelerate patient recovery and improve outcomes. Your contribution, regardless of level, is deeply valued and appreciated.

Brain and Spine Care Podcast

The new Brain and Spine Care podcast from the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center offers an insider's view on innovative treatments in neurosurgery. Listen below or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play.

Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Conduct First Hands-on Neurotrauma Training Course in Tanzania

In March 2014, a neurosurgical team from the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center conducted the first neurotrauma training course for health care providers from East, Central, and Southern Africa, teaching much-needed neurosurgical skills to African surgeons, physicians, residents, and nurses.  The weeklong course, presented in collaboration with the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) in Dar Es Salaam, was led by Dr. Roger Härtl, who started the Cornell Neurosurgery Initiative in Tanzania in 2008. Dr. Härtl was joined this year by Neurosurgeon-in-Chief Dr.

Reclaim™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Humanitarian Use Device)

To provide deep brain stimulation therapy to alter pathological functioning of circuitry involved in causing medically-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Interventional Neuroradiology

The INR team at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is proud of its world-class Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) Program, one of the few such programs in the world to offer a full team of specialists in this advanced discipline. The Interventional Neuroradiology Program at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center performs advanced procedures every day, leading to better patient care, shorter hospital stays, and better outcomes.

Conditions We Treat

Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D.
Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Leon Levy Research Fellow,
Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute

Molly Cullinan, BSN, RN
Molly Cullinan, BSN, RN

Registered Nurse

Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD
Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Co-Director, Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program

Chief of Neurological Surgery, NYP Lower Manhattan

Jeffrey Greenfield, MD, PhD
Jeffrey P. Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Associate Residency Director

Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.
Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics

Jared Knopman, MD
Jared Knopman, M.D.

Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Fellowship Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery

Boris Levandovskiy, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN
Boris Levandovskiy, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN

Adult Nurse Practitioner



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