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16 Faculty Members Named Top Doctors in New York for 2022

16 Faculty Members Named Top Doctors in New York for 2022

This year, we have a record 16 members of our team on the list of Top Doctors in New York

20 Faculty Members Named to 2022 List of NY SuperDoctors

20 Faculty Members Named to 2022 List of NY 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 achievemen.

New Focused Ultrasound Installation Opens New Doors for Medicare Patients with Tremor

• 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 potential uses for focused ultrasound are now being explored

Score! Three 20th Anniversaries in Neurosurgery

Kristin Strybing, Kim Salvaggio, and Suzie Wollard join Dr. Stieg to mark their 20th anniversaries

Today the Department of Neurological Surgery honors three outstanding team members, all of whom are marking their 20-year anniversaries with us. Kimberly Salvaggio, MSN, FNP-BC; Kristin Strybing, MS, FNP-BC; and Suzan Wollard, MMSc, PA-C, all joined the team within a few months of one another between late 2001 and early 2002, during a period of extraordinary growth in the department. Two decades later they are three of our most valued team members, continuing to provide excellent care to their patients and now also offering mentorship and advice to more junior members of the team.

Jenny Mears Wins PA of the Year, Dr. Ch'ang Named Physician Partner of the Year

Dr. Judy Ch'ang and Jenny Mears

The awards, given each year to honor outstanding PAs on each campus of the health system, recognize excellence in the profession and a stellar commitment to patient care.

#1 in Neurosurgery in the World

Best in Neurosurgery in the World

The neurosurgery service at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Irving Medical Center at NewYork-Presbyterian has been ranked #1 in the world by Newsweek magazine.

U.S. News Ranks Us #1 in New York, #2 in the Nation, for 2021

U.S. News Ranks Us #1 in New York, #2 in the Nation, for 2021

We now rank as the best neuro program east of the Rockies

Dr. Kaplitt Opens Clinical Trial for Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Kaplitt Opens Clinical Trial for Parkinson’s Disease
The trial, “Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Bilateral Exablate Ablation of the Pallidothalamic Tract (PTT) for the Treatment of the Motor Complications of Parkinson's Disease (PD)” is designed to deliver highly targeted ultrasound beams to the PTT to improve motor control in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Top Neurosurgeons in New York Magazine 2021

Top Doctors in NY 2021

This year, we have a record 15 of our team on the list of 2021 Castle Connolly Top Doctors, showcased in this year’s New York magazine roster of Top Doctors in New York.

17 Faculty Members Named to 2021 SuperDoctors List

17 Faculty Members Named to 2021 SuperDoctors List

A record number were named to this prestigious annual list, honoring physicians who are the very best in their field.

It's a No-Brainer: Honoring Neurosurgery Team Member Jeannie Nguyen

Jeannie Nguyen and Dr. Philip E. Stieg

The Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award spotlights members of the department who go above and beyond their assigned duties. The quarterly award recognizes those who exemplify the core values of the department.

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.

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.

Dr. Marongiu Interviewed About Her Work on Menopause-Parkinson’s Link

Roberta Marongiu, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Marongiu’s research is focused on how perimenopause – the transitional phase of the menopause process – influences a woman’s susceptibility to Parkinson’s disease.

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

Deep Brain Stimulation Now Available for Epilepsy

Deep Brain Stimulation Now Available for Epilepsy - Medtronic bilateral activa

After more than a decade of testing, DBS is now FDA approved and available to patients whose seizures have not been successfully managed with medication.

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