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Radiculopathy Doctors in New York

Although 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.

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Expert Spine Surgeons

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.

Surgical Faculty

Our surgical faculty includes some of the very best world-renowned specialists:

Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D.

Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., Ph.D., obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical and graduate training in the M.D./Ph.D. 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. (Read more about Dr. Fu.)

Eric Elowitz, M.D.

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 XLIF (lateral-access) procedures. (Read more about Dr. Elowitz.)

Samual C. Kim, M.D.

Dr. Samuel C. Kim is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Kim, who has expertise in complex spinal surgery, sees patients at our Lower Manhattan office. (Read more about Dr. Kim.)

Roger Härtl, M.D.

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, neurotrauma, and neurocritical care medicine. Dr. Härtl believes that surgery for ankylosing spondylitis 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 Dr. Härtl.)

Ali Baaj, M.D.

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. Baaj.)

The Best Choice for Your Spine

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.

We’ve Got Your Back

For more information about our treatment options, contact our office today.