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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.

Dr. Kaplitt Delivers Doppman Memorial Lecture at NIH

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Kaplitt spoke on "Focused Ultrasound as a Non-Invasive Mechanism to Improve Dysfunctional Brain Circuits in Neurological Disease."

Dr. Marongiu Wins Parkinson’s Disease Research Award

Roberta Marongiu, Ph.D - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Marongiu’s research will focus on menopause as a transition state in susceptibility to Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Kaplitt Talks About Focused Ultrasound on CoreBrain Journal

Michael Kaplitt, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

In this second part of a series on Essential Tremor, Dr. Kaplitt talks about using high-intensity focused ultrasound to relieve essential tremor in a patient on CoreBrain Journal.

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. Kaplitt's Patient, Steve Smith, Talks About Focused Ultrasound on CoreBrain Journal

Dr. Michael Kaplitt - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Kaplitt's patient, Steve Smith, speak with CoreBrain Journal to talk about essential tremor and high-frequency focused ultrasound.

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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