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Neurological Surgery

The Neurological Surgery Department provides minimally invasive surgery for the brain and spine in adults and children. Physician specialties encompass the full spectrum of neurological diseases, from stroke to Parkinson's disease, and the department offers patients technologically advanced care in modern facilities. Neurosurgeons have produced advances in research, including computer mapping of the brain to cure epilepsy through surgery. The department also teaches medical students, residents and fellows through specialized training courses in topics such as skull base surgery in our advanced Neurosurgical Innovations and Training Center for Skull Base and Microneurosurgery.

Please visit the Neurological Surgery web site for more about our:
Neurosurgical Residency Program | Neurosurgery Fellowships | Continuing Medical Education | Laboratory and Clinical Research | Diversity and Inclusion


Whole-Brain Preclinical Study Illuminates How Epileptic Seizures Originate

April 20, 2022

New evidence from a zebrafish model of epilepsy may help resolve a debate into how seizures originate, according to Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. 
$9M Grant Funds Study of Gut-Brain Connection in Parkinson’s Disease

October 26, 2021

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, a professor of neurological surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and a longtime leader in developing cutting-edge surgical therapies for movement disorders,...