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Our Clinical and Research Faculty

Philip Stieg

Philip E. Stieg, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-4684

Heidi Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP-CN

Heidi Allison Bender, PhD, ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Practice:
Neuropsychology
Specialties:
Cognitive Dysfunction, Cognitive Remediation, Intraoperative Testing, Wada Testing

Clinical Profile

Antonio Bernardo

Antonio Bernardo, M.D.

Professor, Surgical Innovations Laboratory for Skull Base Microsurgery Director
Srikanth Boddu

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

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

Clinical Profile

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-3389

Nadia Dahmane

Nadia Dahmane, Ph.D.

Assistant 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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-3556

Eric Elowitz

Eric H. Elowitz, M.D.

Vice Chairman for Quality and Patient Safety, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2870

Howard Fine

Howard A. Fine, M.D.

Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center Brain Tumor Center Director
Practice:
Neuro-Oncology
Specialties:
Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-2185

Dr. Kai-Ming Fu

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

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2260

Pierre Gobin

Pierre Gobin, M.D.

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-4998

Jeffrey Greenfield

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

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2363

Roger Härtl

Roger Härtl, M.D.

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2152

Caitlin Hoffman

Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Assistant 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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2363

Dr. Michael Kaplitt

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

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-4966

Jared Knopman, MD

Jared Knopman, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Cerebrovascular Surgery, Interventional Neuroradiology
Specialties:
Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Occlusive Disease, Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-5149

Ning Lin

Ning Lin, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Clinical Profile

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-2185

Roberta Marongiu

Roberta Marongiu, Ph.D.

Assistant Neuroscience Professor
Specialties:
Parkinson’s Disease
Lynn McGrath, MD

Lynn McGrath, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
Practice:
Spinal Surgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Care for Spinal Injuries and Conditions, Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment

Clinical Profile

Phone: 718-670-1837

Susan Pannullo

Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery and Neuro-Oncology Director
Practice:
Neuro-Oncology, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Specialties:
Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cancers of the Brain and Spine, Noninvasive Treatments for Brain Tumors and Other Conditions

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2438

Dr. John Park, Weill Cornell Medicine, Chief of Neurosurgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

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

Clinical Profile

Rohan Ramakrishna, Weill Cornell Medicine

Rohan Ramakrishna, M.D.

Assistant Professor
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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-1996

Dr. Dan Riew, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dan Riew, MD

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

Clinical Profile

Amanda Zimmerman

Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D.

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-3356

Theodore Schwartz

Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

Vice Chair, 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

Clinical Profile

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
Mark Souweidane

Mark Souweidane, M.D.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Director, Vice Chairman
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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (212) 746-2363

Jessica Lemus

Jessica Spat-Lemus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Practice:
Neuropsychology
Specialties:
Cognitive Remediation, Intraoperative Testing, Psychotherapy, Testing

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-3336

Michael Virk

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

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

Clinical Profile

Phone: (646) 962-3388

Chaomei Xiang

Chaomei Xiang, Ph.D.

Instructor
Mingrui Zhao

Mingrui Zhao, Ph.D.

Assistant Neuroscience Professor

Neurological Surgery 525 E. 68th St., Starr 651, Box 99 New York, NY 10065