Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery
Neurology & Neurosurgery

Advanced, research-based neurology and neurosurgery care from world-class providers

Patients from around the world seek out Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine neurologists and neurosurgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian for their expertise in the full range of common and complex disorders of the brain and spine. Skilled in the most advanced diagnostic and treatment approaches, our experts also lead clinical trials of the latest therapies available. 

We offer comprehensive brain and spine care for patients of all ages. Our adult practitioners cover the spectrum from headaches to brain tumors, aneurysms to strokes, and everything in between. Our highly experienced pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons work together to care for children with a full range of neurologic diseases and disorders. These include epilepsy, brain and spine tumors, concussions, craniofacial deformities, scoliosis, movement disorders, and more. The close collaboration between our pediatric and adult providers allows for seamless care transitions.

Our Specialties

Our Team

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Matthew E. Fink, MD

Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center

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Richard P. Mayeux, MD, MSc

Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology

Chair, Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Neurologist-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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E. Sander Connolly, MD

Byron Stookey Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University

Surgeon-in-Chief, New York Neurological Institute

Surgeon-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Irving Medical Center

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Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian

Our Approach to Care

NewYork-Presbyterian offers patients access to the latest advancements in medical, endovascular, and neurosurgical care for brain and spine disorders. From your first appointment, our care team will work with you to decide the next steps in your treatment plan. This may include diagnostic testing with the newest imaging technologies and discussing the full range of therapeutic options available — from medication to surgery. Whenever possible, when appropriate, we offer the least invasive treatment approach and participation in clinical trials of new therapies.

At NewYork-Presbyterian we focus on making care as accessible as possible for patients with a range of locations and a focus on telehealth. Many of our providers also offer video visits for your safety and convenience.

Awards & Recognition

Recognized for high standards of neurology and neurosurgery care

Award Winning Stroke Program

Recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award
Featured on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC)

by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

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