‘Brain Tumors’ Archive
Dr. Hani Malone Won the 2014 Academy Award of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery!
Each year the prestigious Academy Award is given to the neurosurgery resident or young neurosurgeon whose original research offers the best insight into...Posted on Oct 1, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Glioblastoma, News
Even Goldfish Need Brain Surgery Sometimes
Have you seen the story of George, the goldfish with a brain tumor? His "tail" of survival splashed across the web and our neurosurgeons noticed...Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, News
Jan Greenfield: Juggling Whatever Comes His Way
The story of Jan’s tumor starts on a nearly-normal day at work. Jan, who works in Columbia University Medical Center’s Cardiac Catheterization Unit, was just getting into the swing of his work day when one of the doctors on the unit—a cardiologist—stopped him. “You have slurred speech,” he said...Posted on Sep 22, 2014 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife Blog, Glioma
Welcome Neurosurgeon Dr. Marc Otten to our Columbia Team!
We couldn't be happier to announce the addition of Dr. Marc Otten to our neurosurgical team here at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Otten is an exceptional surgeon--we should know, we trained him. After completing his medical degree with honors at...Posted on Sep 15, 2014 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Neurosurgeons, Pituitary Tumors
Lillian Wellington's Wellspring of Gratitude for Neurosurgeon Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio
It happens every year in April, but each time Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio is surprised and delighted: on his birthday he receives a thank-you card from his patient Lillian Wellington. In 2010 Dr. D'Ambrosio removed a cyst from Lillian's brain. "My doctor told me I would never see again," says Lillian...Posted on Sep 8, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, News, Pituitary Tumors
Dr. McKhann's Patient Featured in NY Daily News
Dr. Guy McKhann's patient, Ed Ranieri, 62, just sent us great news: he is featured in a story published last week by the New York Daily News...Posted on Sep 3, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Epilepsy News, Movement Disorders News, Neurosurgeons, News
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Joins 'Voices Against Brain Cancer' for Annual Run
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce and his team, the Tumornators, hit the road in central park this month with 'Voices Against Brain Cancer' to raise money...Posted on Aug 28, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News
Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio Gives 'Neurosurgery 101' Talk at The Valley Hospital
Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, from the Columbia Neurosurgery Network -- NJ, was once again asked to speak about his profession at The Valley Hospital. The talk, titled Neurosurgery 101, was designed to give prospective medical students in insider's look at a week in the life of a Neurosurgeon. Dr....Posted on Aug 22, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumors, News
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce in 'World Neurosurgery' on the Complexities of Pineal Tumors
Pineal tumors make up between three and eight percent of all childhood brain tumors and up to one percent of brain tumors overall. These tumors are complex and the exact treatment strategy for each individual patient requires decision making at the highest level...Posted on Aug 14, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News, Pineal Tumor
Dr. Michael Sisti & Patient on ABC7's 'Medical Marvels'
Long time neurosurgeons like Dr. Michael Sisti from the Brain Tumor Center, are not surprised easily. He deals with extraordinary abnormalities of the brain and spine every day, but even he is amazed by his patient Manuel Greco...Posted on Aug 13, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife News, Neurosurgeons, News