Pediatric Neurosurgery

Our multidisciplinary approach ensures each patient is offered an optimal treatment plan that considers the whole child — not just the disease. Find out more about Pediatric Neurosurgery 

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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. Souweidane Talks About His Research in New Video

Dr. Mark Souweidane sat down with NYP Advances recently to talk about why he chose pediatric neurosurgery, how his clinical trials of DIPG are going, and...

Pediatric Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center is a world-class provider of treatment. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures each patient is offered an optimal treatment plan that considers the whole child — not just the disease.

[Read this story in Spanish/Leer en Espanol]  Jennifer Dipiton Alcantara was only 10 years old when she started feeling strange. Her left side felt vaguely numb, with very little strength and a bit of a “twitchy” feeling. It came on gradually, until...

Our Care Team

  • Vice Chair, Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Co-director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Phone: 212-305-1396
  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
  • Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Associate Residency Director
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Pediatric Neurosurgical Craniofacial Program Coordinator
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Physician Assistant
Phone: 212-746-2363
The world of neurosurgery lost a leading light last week when Dr. R. Michael Scott passed away at 82. On a personal level, I lost one of my early partners and mentors in neurosurgery as well as a friend.

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