Radiculopathy Doctors in New York
radiculopathy may be suspected or diagnosed by the person’s primary care physician,
the condition should be treated by an experienced neurosurgeon. Within
neurosurgery, there are sub-specialists whose expertise in treating conditions
of the spine.
The spine team at the
Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center — expert spine surgeons along with their team of physicians, nurses,
physical therapists, and pain management specialists — provide comprehensive,
integrated care for patients with radiculopathy and many other conditions
of the spine. Patients receive a complete continuum of care, from diagnosis
to treatment and recovery.
Roger Härtl, M.D., named as one of the top 50 spine surgeons in the United States, is Co-director
of the Weill Cornell Spine Center and Director of Spinal Surgery and Neurotrauma
at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center. He’s also the official
neurosurgeon for the New York Giants. Dr. Härtl's clinical and
research expertise is in simple and complex spine surgery, minimally invasive
spinal surgery, computer-assisted spinal navigation and neurotrauma. Dr.
Härtl believes that surgery should be a part of a multidisciplinary
approach to treatment, and he works very closely with other specialists
in a team effort to achieve the best outcome for his patients. (Read more about
Eric Elowitz, M.D., is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive spinal
surgery. Routinely named to national lists of top doctors, Dr. Elowitz
is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care with individual attention
to each patient’s unique needs. Dr. Elowitz has developed a special
expertise in new procedures for various spine conditions. (Read more about
Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D., obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical
and graduate training in the MD/PhD program at Albert Einstein College
of Medicine. Dr. Fu specializes in minimal access surgery as well as having
advanced training in reconstructive, deformity, and oncological spine
surgery. Dr. Fu has a special interest in conditions of the spine which
can cause radiculopathy, including scoliosis and herniated discs. (Read
Dr. Ali Baaj is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery, with
advanced training and expertise in spinal oncology and complex reconstructive
surgery for spinal deformity. He is accomplished in both minimally invasive
spinal surgery and open complex spine surgery, having had formal training
in both orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery. (Read more about
Dr. Samuel C. Kim is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has been in practice for 10 years.
Dr. Kim has expertise in complex spinal surgery, brain tumors, peripheral
nerve surgery, and vascular diseases of the brain and spine — including
aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid occlusion, and stroke.
He sees patients at our
Lower Manhattan office. (Read more about
The neurosurgeons at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center are fortunate
to be part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital team. The 2013-14 "America's
Best Hospitals" ranking in
US News and World Report placed NewYork-Presbyterian as the #1 hospital in New York, and our Neurology
and Neurosurgery program ranks as the #1 program in New York (and #3 nationwide).
Together, the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center team is
the best choice for your spine.
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