What Our Craniosynostosis Patients (and Their Parents) Say

What our Patients Say

In 1993, a young surgeon in Boston operated on a baby boy to repair the birth defect known as craniosynostosis. The baby is now a young man in Seattle, and the surgeon is now Chair of Neurological Surgery and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of NewYork-...
At age nine months, John “Win” Melvin loved swings, dropping things into buckets, and bathtime!  Lovingly referred to as Win (short for his middle name, Winifred, a family name), the little boy kept his parents, Rory and Mimi, hopping – and they...
Kennedy Lynne McConnell was only a few days old when her mother, Heather, a pharmacist from Long Island, noticed a bony ridge behind the baby’s right ear. She also noticed what appeared to be a flat spot on the right side of Kennedy’s head, and a...
To Sara Finne and her husband Ron Cornwall, everything about their newborn son was adorable — even his slightly misshapen head. Little Harry had chubby cheeks and protruding forehead, but was otherwise healthy and normal. Sara planned to ask her...
Leo had always been cutie pie, but once his craniosynostosis had been corrected he had "a perfect round Charlie Brown head." For Pam and Steven Schwadron, the hours following the birth of their son Leo were a blur. After an emergency C-section, the...

Our Care Team

  • Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Vice Chair, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Plastic Surgeon
Phone: (212) 305-5868

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery 525 East 68 Street, Box 99 New York, NY 10065 Phone: 866-426-7787