At the Department of Neurosurgery, research and collaboration are a large part of our mission. Because of this core value, we have established many highly focused care centers built around specific areas of expertise in which our doctors, along with doctors from other disciplines and backgrounds come together to perform cutting-edge research to advance the field. Within each care center page below, you’ll find information about the incredible work being done here every day.
The Brain Tumor Center’s multidisciplinary team of neuro-oncologists and neurosurgeons has expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of conditions, allowing patients to benefit from their extensive scientific knowledge.view more
The Columbia Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Center provides comprehensive treatments for blood vessel disorders of the brain and spine. Our team consists of surgeons and radiologists with specialized expertise in brain aneurysm, AVM, acute stroke, cerebral bypass surgery, and carotid surgery.view more
The Cognitive Science and Neuromodulation Center is led by Dr. Sameer Sheth, Dr. Guy McKhann, both top neurosurgeons in the study and treatment of brain behavior diseases, and Dr. Charles Schroeder, a renown neuroscientist and researcher in the field of brain behaviour. Through research and clinical trials, we seek to better understand the cognitive functions and processes of the brain and further investigate treatments that solve the puzzle of brain function diseases.view more
We are a specialized group of clinical and academic surgeons and radiologists who conduct research in improving endovascular treatment techniques.view more
The team at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (CCEC) takes care of epilepsy diagnosis and treatment in children and adults. Our highly specialized epilepsy surgery doctors use a variety of state of the art techniques to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.view more
The Gamma Knife is a safe, non-invasive, technologically advanced device for treating deep-seated brain tumors and an increasing number of conditions without incisions and with little or no pain. At the Department of Neurological Surgery, Gamma Knife treatment is offered as part of a full set of precision radiation therapy techniques.view more
At the Laser Ablation Center, the state-of-the-art technology that uses light energy to destroy dysfunctional or diseased brain tissue is used to treat a wide variety of neurological conditions.view more
The primary mission of the Center for Movement Disorders is to research and provide advanced state-of-the-art neurosurgical treatments for patients with disabling neurological disorders.view more
Our Neurosurgical Pain enter specializes in the neurosurgical treatment of chronic pain disorders. The most effective way to treat chronic pain is through a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach, typically with a pain management specialist with some combination of medications including anticonvulsants and antidepressants.view more
The Pediatric Neurosurgery Center is internationally recognized for its outstanding research and care of infants, children, and young adults with a range of neurosurgical disorders. Our surgeons work as part of a multidisciplinary team of pediatric practitioners,offering specialized expertise that can only be found at a hospital dedicated solely to children.view more
At the Peripheral Nerve Cancer Center, we study and treat rare malignancies that involve peripheral nerves, including tumors arise from the peripheral nerves, Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNST); and metastatic cancer that has spread to the peripheral nerves from other locations.view more
The Center of Peripheral Nerve Surgery is a multidisciplinary center specializing in the research, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of peripheral nerve problems. Our goal is to maximize function, minimize suffering, and help patients realize their full potential.view more
The pituitary Tumor Center of Columbia University Medical Center provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care of patients with tumors of the pituitary gland and pituitary region.view more
At the Skull Base Tumor Center, a multi-disciplinary team of experts specializes in the research, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with skull base tumors.view more
Established in 1996, The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and management of patients with conditions of the spine and spinal cord. Our Spine Hospital is part of the world-class New York-Presbyterian Hospital system and renowned Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.view more
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