Our Clinical and Research Faculty

Philip Stieg

Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD

Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery, Chair of Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Cerebrovascular Surgery
Specialties:
Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Benign and Malignant Tumors, Carotid Occlusive Disease

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Phone: (212) 746-4684

Michael L.J. Apuzzo, MD

Michael Apuzzo, MD

Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery, Academic Advisor

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Heidi Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP-CN

H. Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery
Practice:
Neuropsychology
Specialties:
Cognitive Dysfunction, Cognitive Remediation, Intraoperative Testing, Wada Testing

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Dr. Antonio Bernardo

Antonio Bernardo, M.D.

Professor, Surgical Innovations Laboratory for Skull Base Microsurgery Director
Dr. Srikanth Boddu, Weill Cornell Medicine

Srikanth Boddu, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Specialties:
Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Occlusive Disease, Compression Fractures, CSF Leaks

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Phone: (718) 303-3739

Babacar Cisse

Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Feil Family Brain & Mind Research Institute Fellow
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Neuro-Oncology
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Tumors, Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine

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Phone: (646) 962-3389

Nadia Dahmane

Nadia Dahmane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Developmental Biology in Neurological Surgery
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Pediatric Tumors
Georgiana Dobri

Georgiana Dobri, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Neuroendocrinology
Specialties:
Pituitary Tumors

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Phone: (646) 962-3556

Galal Elsayed, MD

Galal A. Elsayed, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions, Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Approaches, Scoliosis and Revision Surgery

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Phone: (718) 670-1837

Alexander Evins

Alexander Ian Evins

Instructor in Neurological Surgery
Kai Ming Fu, MD PhD

Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Co-director of Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: (212) 746-2260

Pierre Gobin

Pierre Gobin, M.D.

Interventional Radiology Director, Neurosurgical Radiology Professor
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery, Interventional Neuroradiology
Specialties:
Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment

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Phone: (212) 746-4998

Jeffrey Greenfield

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Professor of Neurosurgery , Associate Residency Director
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Pediatric Neuroendocrinology, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialties:
Chiari Malformation

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Phone: (212) 746-2363

Dr. Roger Hartl

Roger Härtl, M.D.

Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director, Och Spine at NewYork-Presbyterian at the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: (212) 746-2152

Caitlin Hoffman

Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Associate Professor
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Pediatric Tumors, Craniofacial Anomalies, Curative and Palliative Surgical Approaches, Treatment of the Full Spectrum of Pediatric Central Nervous System (CNS) Conditions

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Phone: (212) 746-2363

Ibrahim Hussain, MD

Ibrahim Hussain, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: (888) 922-2257

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, Weill Cornell

Michael Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Executive Vice Chair, Neurological Surgery, Residency Program Director, Movement Disorder and Pain Service Director
Practice:
Movement Disorder Treatment
Specialties:
Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s Disease, Spasticity

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Phone: (212) 746-4966

Osama Kashlan, MD, MPH

Osama Kashlan, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: 718-780-3070

Jared Knopman, MD

Jared Knopman, M.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery, Interventional Neuroradiology
Specialties:
Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Occlusive Disease, Hemifacial Spasm, Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment, Subdural Hematomas, Trigeminal Neuralgia

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Phone: (212) 746-5149

Ning Lin

Ning Lin, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery

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Phone: (718) 670-1837

Hongtao Ma

Hongtao Ma, Ph.D.

Assistant Neuroscience Professor
Rajiv Magge, MD

Rajiv Magge, M.D.

Assistant Attending Neurologist, Assistant Professor
Practice:
Neuro-Oncology
Specialties:
Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine

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Phone: (646) 962-2185

Roberta Marongiu

Roberta Marongiu, Ph.D.

Assistant Neuroscience Professor
Specialties:
Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Susan Pannullo

Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery and Neuro-Oncology Director
Practice:
Neuro-Oncology, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Specialties:
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Benign and Malignant Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Gamma Knife, CyberKnife)

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Phone: (212) 746-2438

John Park, MD, PhD

John Park, MD, PhD

Chief of Neurosurgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine, CSF Leaks

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Paul J. Park, MD, MMS

Paul J. Park, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: 646-967-2020

Rohan Ramakrishna, Weill Cornell Medicine

Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Neuroendocrinology, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Tumors, Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine, Endoscopic Approaches to Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Noninvasive Treatments for Brain Tumors and Other Conditions, Pituitary Tumors

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Phone: (212) 746-1996

Dr. Dan Riew, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dan Riew, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Cervical Spine Disorders

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Amanda Zimmerman

Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Clinical Neuropsychologist
Practice:
Neuropsychology
Specialties:
Cognitive Dysfunction, Cognitive Remediation, Intraoperative Testing, Psychotherapy, Testing

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Phone: (212) 746-3356

Theodore Schwartz

Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Director of the Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery, Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology, Co-Director of Surgical Neuro-Oncology, David and Ursel Barnes Professor in Minimally Invasive Surgery
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Neuroendocrinology
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Tumors, Curative and Palliative Surgical Approaches, Endoscopic Approaches to Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Pituitary Tumors

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Phone: (212) 746-5620

Justin Schwarz

Justin Schwarz, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery (Brooklyn and Manhattan)
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Specialties:
Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Occlusive Disease

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Robert Snow, MD, PhD

Robert Snow, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

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Phone: 888-922-2257

Mark Souweidane

Mark Souweidane, M.D.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Director, Vice Chair
Practice:
Brain Tumor Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialties:
Benign and Malignant Pediatric Tumors, Colloid Cysts, Craniofacial Anomalies, DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), Treatment of the Full Spectrum of Pediatric Central Nervous System (CNS) Conditions

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Phone: (212) 746-2363

Michael Virk

Michael Virk, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

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Phone: (646) 962-3388

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