Items Tagged ‘Brain Tumor’
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
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 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. Neil Feldstein of Real Importance to Real Housewives Wakile Family
Columbia Neurosurgeon Dr. Neil Feldstein praised in OK! Magazine by Real Housewives star Kathy Wakile for care of her daughter Victoria...Posted on Jun 19, 2014 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Pediatric Neurosurgery Blog
Cancer Survivor Paints a Bright Future in Documentary Film
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce was so pleased this month to hear from his dear patient and long-time cancer survivor, Richard Heimler. Without a doubt, Mr. Heimler has had a harrowing journey...Posted on May 22, 2014 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons
Dr. Bruce Shares Novel Treatment Approaches for Brain Cancer
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, from the Brain Tumor Center, was another Columbia neurosurgeon to speak at the 82nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) in San Francisco earlier this month. He was a panelist at a breakfast seminar titled The Spectrum of...Posted on Apr 22, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Glioblastoma, Glioma, Metastatic Brain Tumors, News
Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio Heads Brain Tumor Vaccine Trial at The Valley Hospital
Our affiliated New Jersey neurosurgeon, Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio will be leading the trial at Valley as primary investigator. His colleague and fellow neurosurgeon, Dr. William S. Cobb will be on board as a co-investigator soon...Posted on Mar 21, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Glioblastoma, Glioma, Neuro-Oncology, Neurosurgeons, News
Heart-felt Letter of Gratitude to NJ Neurosurgeon Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio
Ask anyone around here and you will hear that patients love our New Jersey affiliate Dr. Anthony D’Ambrosio. As a neurosurgeon, he deeply affects...Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News
Omar Syed, M.D.
Dr. Omar Syed joined the Mount Kisco Medical Group Department of Neurosurgery in 2012. Born and raised on Long Island, Dr. Syed remained in New York for most of his education and training. He graduated with honors from New York University School of Medicine. During medical school, he completed...
New Links Found Between Genes & Deadly Brain Tumor Progression
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce and a multidisciplinary team from Columbia University, including neurosurgery resident Dr. Adam Sonabend, have published a paper on the genetics of a specific type of brain tumor called a proneural glioma. Gliomas arise from glial cells in the brain and make up about a third of all...Posted on Feb 10, 2014 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Glioblastoma, Glioma