Dr. Pannullo Named Professor of Neurological Surgery

It’s entirely appropriate on this National Women Physicians Day that we announce the promotion of Dr. Susan Pannullo to full professor.  With this appointment, Dr. Pannullo becomes the first woman to be named a professor of neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medicine, and one of the few full professors of neurosurgery in the United States.

Dr. Pannullo, Director of Neurosurgical Radiosurgery and Neuro-oncology at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center, is board-certified in neurology and neurological surgery. She is one of the few neurosurgeons in the world with a neurosurgical practice focused only on stereotactic radiosurgery. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Pannullo has served in leadership positions in several important institutional and national organizations, including the Weill Cornell Medicine Institutional Review Board, the National Brain Tumor Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Brain Tumor Foundation.

“Dr. Pannullo was one of my first faculty hires, and has been an outstanding academic neurosurgeon,” says Dr. Philip E. Stieg, Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery. “I am delighted to have her reach this milestone in her career and proud of the talent she brings to this department.”

February 3 marks the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. It is observed each year to honor her pioneering achievements as well as the accomplishments of all the women physicians who followed her.

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