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Our Lower Manhattan Office

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In addition to our offices at the main campus of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and our locations in Brooklyn and Queens, the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center also serve the downtown communities near NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan to . Staffed by neurosurgeons with advanced skills, this office brings the expertise of the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty to a convenient downtown location.

The office is located at:
156 William Street, 11th floor
New York, NY 10038

To make an appointment with a neurosurgeon practicing out of the lower Manhattan office, please call 646-962-5115.

Dr. Kai-Ming FuKai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Neurosurgery at NYP Lower Manhattan, is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in advanced surgical procedures for a wide range of spine conditions. He has expertise in spinal deformity, reconstruction, and oncology; sacro-iliac joint conditions; and low back pain, especially pain caused by previously undetected and under-diagnosed conditions. He has been at the forefront of the surgical progression toward less invasive techniques, using neuro-navigation, image guidance, and other advanced technologies that reduce recovery times for his patients. Dr. Fu obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical and graduate training in the M.D./Ph.D. program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Fu specializes in minimal access surgery as well as having advanced training in reconstructive, deformity, and oncological spine surgery. (Read more about Dr. Fu.)

Dr. Michael VirkMichael Virk, M.D., Ph.D. is a widely published neurosurgeon with specialty training in minimally invasive and complex surgery for a wide variety of spine conditions. In addition to ankylosing spondylitis, his specialties include scoliosis, spinal tumors, trauma, degenerative disease, radiculopathy, herniated discs, and spinal stenosis. Dr. Virk uses state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques with intraoperative, computer-assisted navigation as well as spinal endoscopy. He also uses fundamental, open surgical strategies in patients who will benefit most from these. (Read more about Dr. Virk)

“The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is already a leading provider of neurosurgical care on the upper east side of Manhattan,” says Dr. Stieg, “Now we’re able to bring our services to a diverse community of patients who live and work in lower Manhattan and have previously been under-served. It’s a major convenience for them, and a privilege for us, to have this new facility downtown.”

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