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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Advances in Brain Research and Treatment - JCC Manhattan

Stroke and Alzheimer's are the fifth- and sixth-leading causes of death in America. Come learn from one of NYC's leading clinical experts, Dr. Matthew Fink, neurologist-in-chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, about the latest medical innovations and advances in the treatment and prevention of stroke, Parkinson's...

Advances in Brain Treatment - 92Y Health and Wellness Talks

Monday, June 12 - 6:30pmDr. Matthew Fink, neurologist-in-chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, gives an exciting look at the latest medical innovations for a variety of brain conditions, including new treatments for stroke, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury and dementia. He will also be sharing information...

NewYork-Presbyterian Collaborates with the FDNY to Launch First Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit on the East Coast

NEW YORK — NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), the first of its kind on the East Coast. The MSTU is an emergency vehicle specially equipped to provide immediate, specialized care to patients who may be having a...

Inside NYP: Dr. Richard Isaacson - HealthMatters

My dad sold sofa beds, and my mom was a travel agent, so I’m not sure how my brother and I both became neurologists. My brother is 13 years older than me, and when he was a neurology resident at Mount Sinai Hospital, I spent the night on call with him when I was 12. He probably had something to do with me becoming a doctor.I went to an accelerated...

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