Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery offers the expertise of international leaders in novel therapies and surgical solutions for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders. About the Movement Disorder Service

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...

2022 SuperDoctors
The 2022 list of New York SuperDoctors, published as a supplement to the New York Times Magazine on May 8, 2022, is based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment.

A lot has happened for Alexandra Lebenthal in the past seven years. In 2016 she became our first patient treated with MRI-guided focused ultrasound (FUS) after the FDA approved it for essential tremor. Since then, she and her husband, Jay, have...

Our Care Team

  • Executive Vice Chair, Research, Neurological Surgery
  • Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Movement Disorders and Pain
  • Director, Residency Program
Phone: 212-746-4966
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Phone: 718-780-5176
  • Chief Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-4966
It was 22 years ago today – November 1, 2000 – that I became the first chair of the newly formed department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. I suppose I might have been more reflective...

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