Neurology

Weill Cornell Neurology

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is known around the world as one of the leading academic medical centers, and the Department of Neurology is consistently ranked among the nation's best providers of neurological care. We understand how life-changing neurological disorders can be for patients and their families. Our physicians, nurses, technologists, and other staff members share the common goal of providing personal care customized to the needs of each patient and his or her family. Many of our clinicians are also engaged in research to advance the field. Educational programs for fellows, residents, and medical students prepare trainees for productive and fulfilling careers in neurology.

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Sep

Total Health for Your Body and Brain - JCC Open House

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 11:30am-5pmVisit the Jewish Community Center of Manhattan for a special fall open house focusing on the health of your body and brain. Learn how the brain ages and what you can do to increase brain power and memory. Find out why exercise is not only good for your heart but also for your mood.  Learn how meditation can...
Dec

Neurology Today Conference Reporter: AES Annual Meeting

BY THOMAS R. COLLINSWASHINGTON, DC—New data lend further credence to the idea that a burst suppression pattern (BSP) on electroencephalography (EEG) after cardiac arrest might not be as dire as has traditionally been thought, according a presentation here at the American Epilepsy Society annual meeting.Researchers at Columbia University, Cornell...
Aug

Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit’ helps top hospital New York-Presbyterian bring ER to the patient

A.C. Lichtenstein knew he was in trouble when he couldn’t make a simple phone call.The talent agent was at home in his Manhattan apartment last May when he began to feel dizzy and tired. His first clue that something was wrong was when he had trouble grasping the mouse that sat beside his keyboard.At first, Lichtenstein, 51, ignored the symptoms;...
Aug

How NewYork-Presbyterian Is Advancing Crucial Stroke Treatment - Health Matters

Time is of the essence when someone is having a stroke, caused by a blockage or rupture of an artery in the brain. Not only is stroke the leading cause of permanent disability in the United States, it’s also the fifth leading cause of death.For every minute that passes after blood flow is even partially cut off from the brain, 1.9 million brain...

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