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Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2018

The 2018 list of “Best Doctors in New York”, published this week by New York magazine, includes eight neurosurgeons from the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain & Spine Center. This annual list names the top primary doctors and specialists in the New York metropolitan area. These highly respected physicians are a small subset of the 6,000 names in Castle Connolly Medical’s list of "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area", published each April. This year’s “Best Doctors” issue of New York includes 1,390 of nearly 6,000 doctors on the Castle Connolly list.

Weill Cornell Medicine neurosurgeons from this year’s list include:

  • Dr. Philip E. Stieg, chairman and neurosurgeon-in-chief.
  • Dr. Mark Souweidane, vice chair and director of pediatric neurosurgery.
  • Dr. Roger Härtl, chief of spinal surgery.
  • Dr. Eric Elowitz, minimally invasive spinal surgery specialist.
  • Dr. Theodore Schwartz, endoscopic skull base and minimally invasive epilepsy surgery specialist.

Three of the additional faculty we share with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are also named on the list:

  • Dr. Mark Bilsky
  • Dr. Cameron Brennan
  • Dr. Viviane Tabar

Many of our neurosurgeons also appear in the highly selective Castle Connolly national lists of "America’s Top Doctors" and "America’s Top Doctors for Cancer" in addition to being on the list of New York’s top doctors. Dr. Philip Stieg has been named one of America’s top doctors for 17 years in a row and has also been on the list of America’s top doctors for cancer for 13 years, since the inception of that list.

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