Telehealth Appointments

May. 6, 2020

Columbia Spine offers appointments via video or phone call for current and new patients. Video visits and phone calls allow patients to connect in real time with one of our neurosurgeons without leaving their home. Patients can use a smartphone or tablet. All virtual connections are secure and HIPAA compliant. Please keep in mind that just as with in-person visits, video and phone consultations may require imaging prior to scheduling an appointment. Please call your doctor’s office for additional instructions … Continue reading Telehealth Appointments

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COVID-19 Information For Our Patients

Mar. 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update (5/10/2020): NYP Renew: The resumption of evaluation and care of patients with spine conditions at NYP and the Och Spine Hospital Based on data and trends at the Federal, NY State, and NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) Medical Center levels, it is clear that the Coronavirus pandemic is now receding within the New York region. Based on these positive developments, we are committed to begin to address the significant treatment needs of our patients with spine conditions who have not been … Continue reading COVID-19 Information For Our Patients

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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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