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


Newly Discovered Bone Stem Cell Causes Premature Skull Fusion

September 20, 2023

Craniosynostosis, the premature fusion of the top of the skull in infants, is caused by an abnormal excess of a previously unknown type of bone-forming stem cell, according to a...
Autism-linked Gene Shapes Nerve Connections

November 28, 2022

A gene linked to autism spectrum disorders plays a critical role in early brain development and may shape the formation of both normal and atypical nerve connections in the brain.
New Study Reveals Where Memory Fragments are Stored

July 14, 2022

New study by The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine investigators illuminates the distributed nature of memory processing in the brain, and provides new insights...