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When Bones Refuse to Fuse: Dr. Anderson Researches Successful Bone Fusion

Dec. 4, 2018

Take a moment to appreciate the freedom of movement your head likely enjoys. (Really—go “a-head”!) For most people, the neck allows the head remarkable range of motion. It can swivel left and right, nod up and down, tilt side to side and “roll” around from shoulder to shoulder. Much of that motion is due to the anatomy of just the top two joints in the neck: the joint between the skull and the first bone of the spine, and the … Continue reading When Bones Refuse to Fuse: Dr. Anderson Researches Successful Bone Fusion

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Becker’s Names Dr. Angevine a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know

Nov. 30, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that Becker’s Spine Review recently featured Columbia neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Angevine as a “Spine Surgeon Leader to Know.” Of course the honor doesn’t surprise us, as we’ve been watching him rise since he was a resident here at Columbia almost 20 years ago. After Dr. Angevine completed his neurosurgical residency he completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He was the first neurosurgeon to complete … Continue reading Becker’s Names Dr. Angevine a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know

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Promising Results for Less Invasive Seizure Localization in Children

Nov. 28, 2018

Researchers at Columbia Neurosurgery are working to establish the safety and efficacy of localizing focal seizures with stereotactic-electroencephalography, or sEEG. Early results from a series of patients with focal epilepsy suggest sEEG is a safe way to effectively locate the focus of seizures in children with focal epilepsy. The research is ongoing, but promising for these young patients. Continue reading…

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NYP Once Again, Ranked No. 1 Hospital in New York

Nov. 20, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked our own NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital the No. 1 hospital in New York State. And we know we could not do this alone. So, this Thanksgiving week and always, we are thankful for our team of dedicated medical professionals AND our wonderful patients who help us stay No. 1. Each year U.S. News & World Report evaluates data from approximately 5,000 hospitals and compiles a list of the … Continue reading NYP Once Again, Ranked No. 1 Hospital in New York

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