One Type Of Brain Tumor Is More Likely To Strike Obese People
Now there’s yet another good reason to maintain a healthy weight: A new study has found that being obese increases your risk for a type of brain tumor called a meningioma.Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Glioma, Meningiomas
Dr. Bruce's Patient Describes Her Treatment for Meningioma on CNN.com
At 28 years old, Jessica Moskowitz had everything going for her. A career as a digital producer with CNN, great friends, close family, and...Posted on Sep 21, 2015 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Meningiomas, Neurosurgeons
Top Doctor Awards: Three Cheers for Dr. Jeffrey Bruce
Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, who has been named a Top Doctor in three guidebooks. Dr. Bruce is recognized in the 2015 editions of Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, America’s Top Doctors, and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. In fact, 2015 marks an exciting...Posted on Apr 28, 2015 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Craniopharyngioma, Gamma Knife News, Glioma, Meningiomas, News, Pineal Tumor, Pituitary Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Dr. Michael Sisti Named Top Doctor in Three Guides
Congratulations once again to Columbia neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Sisti. He has been recognized as a Top Doctor in the latest edition of three Castle Connolly guides: America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. Dr. Sisti is not a newcomer to...Posted on Apr 21, 2015 by Department Author In Acoustic Neuroma, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife News, Meningiomas, News
Meet Healy, Dr. Jeffrey Bruce’s Patient
In 2003 Healy started having what she thought were sinus headaches. She was shocked, then, when her allergist told her...Posted on Oct 14, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Meningiomas, News
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Named 2014 'Top Doctor' for Neurosurgery
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, Co-Director of our Brain Tumor Center, has once again been given the distinction of Top Doctor for neurological surgery by Castle Connolly. You can find him listed in their 2014 Top Doctor guidebooks: America’s Top Doctors (his 11th year), Top Doctors: New York Metro...Posted on Feb 26, 2014 by Department Author In Award, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Craniopharyngioma, Doctors, Glioblastoma, Glioma, Meningiomas, Neurosurgeons, News, Pineal Tumor, Skull Base Tumors
The spinal cord is surrounded by a protective membrane called the meninges, which is made up of three layers, the dura mater, the arachnoid membrane, and the pia mater. Tumors that arise from this tissue, especially the cells that make up the arachnoid membrane (arachnoid cap cells), are called...
Michael B. Sisti, MD, FACS
Dr. Sisti specializes in the treatment of complex brain tumors, meningiomas, and acoustic neuromas employing state of the art computer guided microneurosurgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Dr. Sisti's core belief is that by dedicating himself both to the best in medical technology and to the...