Medicine, Music and Apoplexy

Jun. 26, 2019

Dr. Quest recently brought these two disciplines together in a talk called “The Intersection of Music and Medicine: Maladies of the Great Composers.” It was delivered at a meeting of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons’ Alumni Association, and the audience was a mix of med school alums and invited current students—a group with a variety of perspectives on the evolution of medicine.

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Dr. Feldstein Talks Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Jun. 25, 2019

Epilepsy surgery can represent a last hope for patients, families and doctors who have been otherwise unable to control a patient’s repeated seizures. At the same time, the idea of brain surgery can be scary, and the options for epilepsy surgery confusing. Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery Dr. Neil Feldstein helps patients and their families understand the full picture—the option or options best suited for their particular case, and the risks and benefits of each option. And as part of the … Continue reading Dr. Feldstein Talks Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

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Treat the Patient, Not the Image: Dr. Angevine Explains Scoliosis

Jun. 17, 2019

A photograph of a person can offer a glimpse into their life, but to really know that person you need to talk with him or her. In a similar way, medical images provide doctors with information about a person’s medical condition, but they do not tell the full story. A doctor must consider the whole person, in addition to what appears on the medical image. This approach is especially true for patients with scoliosis, a condition characterized by a sideways … Continue reading Treat the Patient, Not the Image: Dr. Angevine Explains Scoliosis

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Dr. McCormick Named 2019 “Super Doctor”

Jun. 4, 2019

Are you looking for the best spine surgeon in the New York area? We have good news for you. The list of 2019 Super Doctors is out, and it features outstanding doctors across dozens of medical specialties, including neurosurgery. Patients who are looking for the best doctor in a specialty can use this trusted list of Super Doctors.

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