Our Awards and Recognition
Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS, chair, neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Chunyan Li, Ph.D., North Shore-LIJ’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Receive U.S. Patent for Traumatic Brain Injury Monitoring Tool. Read the press release here.
North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute physicians are named as recipients of the 2013 Patients’ Choice Awards. Read the press release here.
Cushing Neuroscience Institute's Brain Tumor Center begins enrollment in new brain tumor vaccine study. Read about the study here.
Cushing Neuroscience Institute's Gregory Kapinos, MD, MS, reviews a study in the highly-acclaimed neurological journal, Neurology. Read the press release.
North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgeons and Neurologists Named to the 2013 Best Doctors in America® List. Read the press release.
Neurosurgeon David J. Langer, MD, Appointed Director of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Dr. Cynthia Harden, director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center is the co-editor of a book on women and epilepsy. Read the press release here.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center becomes the first center in the Northeast to perform nine laser ablation cases, a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided thermal imaging and laser technology recently used to treat epileptic seizures. Read the press release here.
Fourteen neurosurgeons and neurologists from North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute have been named in the New York metro and national editions of the 2013 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. Click here for the press release.
The Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI) at Southside Hospital (SSH) celebrates its five-year anniversary partnering with North Shore-LIJ’s Neurosciences program. Read the press release here.
North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute physicians are named as recipients of the 2012 Patients’ Choice Awards.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg, director of the Skull Base Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute, is the first neurosurgeon on Long Island to use the Visionsense VSII three-dimensional (3D) endoscope camera system for pituitary tumor removal. Click here to view Dr. Eisenberg's segment with Max Gomez of WCBS2 News.
Drs. David Chalif and Michael Schulder are honored at the Second Annual Run For Rob, benefitting Voices Against Brain Cancer. Click here for the press release.
Department of Neurosurgery residents Sal Zavarella, DO and Sudhakar Vadivelu, DO, receive the “Annual Neurosurgery Resident Paper Award" from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS). Of the many submissions received, the ACOS recognized only the top three resident papers. Click here for the press release.
The First Annual Big Daddy Golf Classic is held at Oheka Castle on Long Island to raise funds for Cushing Neuroscience Institute's Brain Aneurysm Center.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute becomes the first center on Long Island to offer Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT), a new MRI-guided thermal imaging and laser technology used to treat certain types of seizures. Click here for the press release.
The Stroke Center at North Shore University Hospital offers a new device which restores blood flow in patients suffering from acute ischemic stroke. Click here to read the press release.
Cushing Neuroscience Institute launches the Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center specializing in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of this rare birth defect. Read the press release here.
Dr. Harold L. Rekate, director of The Chiari Institute at North Shore-LIJ Health System, has been appointed to the advisory board of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a medical expert for the Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) program.
North Shore-LIJ Health System opens Great Neck facility which offers expertise in orthopedics, neuroscience and imaging. Read the press release here.
Dr. Gregory Kapinos is board certified in the subspecialty of Neurocritical Care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.
Dr. Michael Schulder is elected to membership in the Society of Neurological Surgeons the oldest neurosurgical society in the world, where he joins two other members of the Cushing Neuroscience Institute faculty, Dr. Richard Winn and Dr. Raj Narayan. This organization is restricted to certain academic neurosurgeons as determined by the membership.
American Syringomyelia & Chiari Alliance Project (ASAP) Spring Gala.
Dr. David Eidelberg is awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the structure-function relationships of brain networks in dystonia.
Dr. Harold L. Rekate, Director, The Chiari Institute and Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center, is designated as Founder, International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group (IHIWG). The IHIWG is a group of internationally recognized neuroscientists, neuroradiologists, engineers and physicists working to apply new magnetic resonance technology to the study of hydrocephalus.
Physicians of Indian Origin of Queens and Long Island.
Dr. David Eidelberg receives the prestigious Movement Disorders Research Award from the American Academy of Neurology.
The Feinstein Institute is endowed as a Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The Center is led by Dr. David Eidelberg.
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