Brain Tumor Surgery

From bench to bedside, the neurosurgeon scientists of the Weill Cornell Medicine brain tumor team have a single focus: New treatments for brain cancer as well as less invasive treatments for benign brain tumors. About the Brain Tumor Surgery Center

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...

Dr. Knopman, Dr. Souweidane, and Dr. Gobin

A new clinical trial is now underway at Weill Cornell Medicine, testing intra-arterial chemotherapy for choroid plexus carcinoma. The first patient in the world to...

Brain Tumor Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Brain Tumor Surgery Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment for benign and malignant brain tumors

Ronald Piscitello was only 47 years old when his life changed completely — not in an instant, but over the course of a long, confusing year. Today he is a changed man, and his wife and family are grateful to have him back after a frightening...

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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