Clinical Innovations

  • Endocrinology & Diabetes

    On the Front Lines of Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

    One of the largest multidisciplinary diabetes centers in the world, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center is advancing patient care and research in type 1 diabetes.

  • Neonatology

    Reducing Infant Mortality in Tanzania

    A neonatologist at Komansky Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is marshaling efforts to facilitate a low-cost, evidence-based preventative strategy to combat infant mortality in the developing world.

  • Otolaryngology

    Orchestrating Comprehensive Care for the Performing Artist

    Artists at New York City’s most renowned cultural and performing arts institutions receive preventive and ongoing care at The Center for the Performing Artist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services

    Ventricular Assist Devices as Destination Therapy

    The cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian are reaching across their subspecialties, pooling their expertise to find a viable therapy for end-stage heart failure when medical therapies have nothing left to offer and transplant is not an option.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Hastens Early Intervention

    In October 2016, NewYork-Presbyterian launched the first Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit on the East Coast, resulting in response times from evaluation to treatment that are among the best in the country.

  • Pulmonology

    COPD: Converging Expertise on a Challenging Lung Disease

    Doctors search for new and effective methods to treat the third leading cause of death and second leading cause of disability — COPD.

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services

    Hybrid Cardiac Surgery: A Viable Strategy for Select Cardiac Patients

    In an era of aging patients with increasingly complex cardiac conditions, cardiothoracic surgeons search for innovative surgical approaches for patients with advanced coronary disease.

  • Rehabilitation Medicine

    Rehab Medicine: At the Front Line of Spine Care

    At Weill Cornell Medicine, rehabilitation medicine specialists are at the front line of treatment for spinal disorders, performing comprehensive physical examinations to develop a differential diagnosis and to determine if conservative methods are appropriate or if the patient requires a surgical consult.

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services

    TAVR Branches Out

    Over the past decade, NewYork-Presbyterian cardiac surgeons and interventionalists have led a major series of clinical trials—the PARTNER Trials—with great success evaluating catheter-based treatment of aortic valve disease.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Making Strides in the Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke

    NewYork-Presbyterian’s stroke team collaborates to improve outcomes in their patients with hemorrhagic stroke.

  • Urology

    A Multimodal Approach to the Treatment of Bladder Cancer

    The Departments of Urology at NewYork-Presbyterian is pursuing important research investigations to advance the means of early detection and more targeted therapies.

  • Nephrology

    Pursuing Personalized Medicine in Kidney Disease

    The advent of next-generation sequencing and microarray technologies has brought about an unprecedented number of discoveries in the field of nephrology, providing many opportunities for incorporating genomic diagnostics into clinical care.

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services

    Congenital Heart Disease Comes of Age

    NewYork-Presbyterian's cardiac specialists have come together to establish major programs in adult congenital heart disease with a focus on transitioning children seamlessly to adult care.

  • Rheumatology

    Rethinking Therapeutic Approaches to Vasculitis

    With limited development of new drug specifically targeting vasculitis, Hospital for Special Surgery rheumatologists are turning to existing therapies to treat less common forms of the disease.

  • Endocrinology & Diabetes

    Addressing a Rare Endocrine Disorder

    Clinical researchers at Columbia University Medical Center take a multidisciplinary approach to treating acromegaly, a rare endocrine disorder.

  • Hematology & Oncology

    Treating Acute Leukemia

    Researchers are using next-generation genome sequencing and novel ultra-sensitive molecular assays to understand how leukemias and their stem cells respond when challenged with various drugs.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    A Multifaceted Look at Multiple Sclerosis

    Doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Clinical and Research Center (JJMSC) are researching new ways to treat the physical, cognitive, emotional, and rehabilitative needs of patients living with MS.

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services

    Adult ECMO Leadership

    With clinical expertise and innovative hybrid configurations for treating various forms of cardiopulmonary failure, NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center is one of only three adult centers worldwide to achieve ELSO’s Platinum level Excellence in Life Support designation.

  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

    Multiple Specialties COMMiT to Managing Obesity

    A multidisciplinary team of clinicians at NewYork-Presbyterian have come together to create a program aimed at integrating the newest medical, endoscopic, and surgical treatments to help patients achieve their weight loss goals.

  • Psychiatry

    A New Way of Thinking about Schizophrenia

    Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center use neurophysiological methods and functional brain imaging to investigate the role of N-methyl-D-asparate (NMDA) receptors in sensory processes in schizophrenia.

  • Digital Health

    NYP OnDemand

    NYP OnDemand allows physicians to conduct video visits with patients at home and in the Emergency Department, participate in inter-hospital consults, and give digital second opinions.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

    NewYork-Presbyterian physicians and the FDNY launch the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit to deliver immediate, life-saving care to people suffering a stroke.

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Focused Ultrasound

    Weill Cornell neurosurgeons use focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor by ablating targeted tissue without exposing the brain to the effects of ionizing radiation.

  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

    Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

    Gastroenterology and weight loss specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian offer a new option for weight loss surgery that has a quicker recovery time and greater weight loss outcomes.

  • Psychiatry

    Depression in Later Life

    Psychologists at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center are working on better ways to identify older adults with depression, reduce barriers to care and help ensure adherence to their treatment of choice.