| Columbia University Medical Center
What You Need to Know: Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Richard Mayeux
dispels common misconceptions and explains the basics about Alzheimer's disease.
Please visit medpageTODAY
to view the full "Alzheimer's: Initial Triggers?" interview with Dr. Mayeux and other Alzheimer's Disease experts.
Amazing Things Are Happening Here
Featuring Dr. Cigdem I. Akman
Doctors knew what was wrong with Maddy Wells: a lesion in her brain was causing debilitating epileptic seizures. The problem was, operating to remove the lesion could result in even greater harm, like loss of speech. But in 2012, NewYork-Presbyterian was confident that new brain-mapping techniques could make surgery safe enough to perform.
Migraine, epilepsy and genetics:
an interview with Dr. Melodie Winawer
| US News & World Report 2013 – 2014
NewYork–Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell moved up to #3
in the national Neurology & Neurosurgery
specialty rankings of U.S. News & World Report for 2013–2014!
The NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Stroke Center has been awarded the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award and Target Stroke.
A GWTG Achievement Award demonstrates the hospital's commitment to quality and ability to work as a team that is dedicated to providing patients with care that is appropriate and based on the latest clinical guidelines with the goal of improving quality patient care and patient outcomes.