Neuro-oncology

The neuro-oncology program of Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery is a multidisciplinary service that sees hundreds of patients a year with malignant tumors of the brain and spine. We know an individual with brain cancer may require many other services, and we do the work of integrating those services. Whether it’s stress management, transportation issues, nutrition, or any one of the other needs our patients may have, we are here to help. We understand that a holistic approach to neuro-oncology provides patients, families, and caregivers with the wide range of services they need, just when they need it most. More about our holistic approach.

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The Basics of Brain Cancer




The Basics of Brain Cancer
The best strategy for anyone who is diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is to get educated about the disease and its treatment options. Start here for the information you need to understand your condition and your options. About Brain Cancer >

 

Weill Cornell Medicine
Find out what Weill Cornell Medicine has to offer: the world-class experts most qualified to treat brain cancer. Our specialists are internationally known experts in the newest, most advanced treatments available. Our Holistic Approach to Neuro-oncology >



Weill Cornell Medicine Neuro-oncology Program
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We understand how challenging this diagnosis can be. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, and our experts will develop a treatment plan that's right for you. Request an Appointment >

 


Remote Second Opinion

Geography should not stop you from consulting with the best neurosurgeons. Try our Remote Second Opinion Program no matter where you live. Request a Remote Second Opinion >

 

A Top Hospital Neurosurgery in the World, #1 in NY, Third Year in a Row!

Since Newsweek and Statista started ranking specialized hospitals in 2021, the neurosurgery service at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University has been at the top...

New York Magazine top doctors 2023

The neurosurgeons of Weill Cornell Medicine are consistently named to annual lists of Top Doctors, Best Doctors, and Super Doctors. This year, we have a record 17 members of our team on the Castle...

Our Care Team

  • Chair and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
  • Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Vice Provost of Business Affairs and Integration
Phone: 212-746-4684
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Leon Levy Research Fellow
  • Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute
Phone: 646-962-3389
  • Director, Neurosurgical Radiosurgery
  • Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
  • Robert G. Schwager, MD ’67 Education Scholar, Cornell University
Phone: 212-746-2438
  • Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • Co-director, Weill Cornell Medicine CSF Leak Program
Phone: (718) 670-1837
  • Chief of Neurological Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
  • Professor, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Brain Metastases Program
  • Co-director, William Rhodes and Louise Tilzer-Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma
Phone: 212-746-1996 (Manhattan) / 718-780-3070 (Brooklyn)
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Research
  • David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology
  • Director, Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery
  • Co-Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology
Phone: 212-746-5620
  • Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Phone: (212) 746-3600
  • Director of Neuro-oncology
  • Director, Brain Tumor Center, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Phone: 646-962-2185
  • Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief
Phone: 646-697-6387
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Phone: 212-746-3600
  • Assistant Attending Neurologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neuro-Oncologist
Phone: 646-962-2185
  • Attending Otolaryngologist
  • Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery
  • Professor of Otolaryngology
  • Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurology
Phone: 646-962-3277
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist (Brooklyn)
Phone: (718) 246-8614
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-4684
For those of us who have dedicated our careers to brain tumor research and treatment, this week’s news about the new drug vorasidenib is gratifying indeed. The results (Vorasidenib in IDH1- or IDH2-Mutant Low-Grade Glioma), published in the New...

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