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Honors and awards

June 2018

  • 15 Northwell hospitals recognized for outstanding stroke care. Read more here.

May 2018

April 2018

  • Chunyan Li, PhD selected as the 2018 Innovation Awardee for Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM). 
  • Five epilepsy programs within Northwell Health have been reaccredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). Read more here.

February 2018

January 2018

  • Staten Island University Hospital recieves the Gold Plus Quality award for stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Read more here.
  • Souhel Najjar, MD promoted to chair of Neurology Services at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Read more here.
  • Steven Pacia, MD named vice chair of Neurology at North Shore University Hospital and director of Neurology for Northwell's eastern region. Read more here.
  • Ruben Kuzniecky, MD named vice chair of Academic Affairs for Lenox Hill Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and director of research and clinical trials for Lenox Hill Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Read more here.
  • David Langer, MD featured in the article "Brain Surgery in 3-D: Coming Soon to the Operating Theater" in the New York Times. Read the article here.

December 2017

  • John Boockvar, MD appointed to editorial board for the Journal of Neuro-Oncology (JNO).   
  • Noah L, Rosen, MD  appointed to the board of directors of the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. Read more here.

November 2017

  • Amir R Dehdashti, MD named scientific co-chair for the 2018 North American Skull Base Society Meeting

October 2017

  • Feinstein Institute Awarded Over $1 million from the National Institutes of Health’s BRAIN initiative. Ashesh Mehta, MD, PhD will lead the project. Read more here.

September 2017

  • John Boockvar, MD is featured  on the Dr. Oz Show. Watch the video here.
  • Long Island's 9th Annual Brain Aneurysm Walk raises $70,000 at Jones Beach. Read more here.

August 2017

July 2017

  • Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise for management of traumatic brain injury in animal study. Read more here.
  • Innovative technology at Lenox Hill Hospital enables operating staff to see in 3D. Read more here.
  • Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Jason A. Ellis, MD joins Lenox Hill Hospital. Read more here.

June 2017

  • Derek Chong, MD, MSc is featured on Good Morning America. Watch the video here.
  • Neuroscience and oncology leaders gather to advance brain tumor research at Feinstein Institute’s Brain Tumor Biotech Summit. Read more here.
  • College graduate reaches another milestone, remains seizure-free thanks to laser ablation surgery. Read more here.
  • 14 Northwell Health hospitals recognized for outstanding stroke care. Read more here.

May 2017

  • Neurologist remotely saves Southside stroke patient. Read more here.
  • Northwell Health's Michael Schulder, MD appointed to Journal of Neurosurgery's editorial board. Read more here.

April 2017

  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers recognizes four Northwell Health epilepsy programs. Read more here.
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Feinstein Institute study new treatments for aggressive brain cancer. Read more here.

March 2017

  • Lenox Hill neurosurgeons publish two novel minimally invasive techniques for complex brain surgery. Read more here.
  • Fred A. Lado, MD, PhD, named regional director of epilepsy for Northwell Health’s central and eastern regions. Read more here.

February 2017

  • Robert Galler, DO, MPH, FACS, FACOS named neurosurgery director at Peconic Bay Medical Center. Read more here.
  • Sean T. Hwang, MD, and Deborah N. Risbrook, FNP-BC, honored by EPIC Long Island Epilepsy Foundation. Read more here.
  • Northwell's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center enrolling patients in MRI-guided laser ablation clinical trial. Read more here

January 2017

  • Northwell is first on Long Island to acquire Synaptive Medical’s BrightMatter™ Technology for complex brain tumor and spinal surgery. Read the full article here.
  • Salman Azhar, MD is featured on Fox 5 News. Watch the video here.
  • David Langer, MD hosted a "mini medical school" course to encourage young people to pursue careeres in medicine. Read more here.
  • Guillermo Restrepo, PA helps save a passenger’s life during a flight to Colombia. Read more here.

December 2016

  • Derek Chong, MD is featured on Good Morning America. Watch the video here.
  • John Boockvar, MD is highlighted in the Pituitary Network Association's Monthly Newsletter. Read the full article here.
  • Rafael Ortiz, MD is promoted to associate professor at the Zucker School of Medicine.
  • Jamie Ullman, MD is promoted to associate professor at the Zucker School of Medicine.

November 2016

  • Lenox Hill Hospital launches first U.S. trial of innovative method to treat aggressive brain cancer. Read more here.
  • North Shore University Hospital is first in eastern U.S. to perform Kyphoplasty-IORT procedure for spinal metastasis. Read more here.
  • Sulada Kanchana, MD, PhD is named director of Deep Brain Stimulation at North Shore University Hospital. Read more here.

October 2016

September 2016

  • Long Island's 8th Annual Brain Aneurysm Walk raises nearly $100,000 at Jones Beach. Read more here.

August 2016

  • Shamik Chakraborty, MD was named as the first place winner of the “Resident Research Award” from the New York Society of Neurosurgery. Read more here.
  • David B. Weintraub, MD named director of Functional Neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital. Read more here.

July 2016

  • Former NY Ranger, NHL All-Star Ron Duguay partners with Northwell Health to promote Alzheimer’s education and awareness. Read more here.

June 2016 

May 2016

  • 14 Northwell Health hospitals recognized for outstanding stroke care. Read more here.
  • Rafael Ortiz, MD receives 2016 Latino Trendsetter Award. Read more here.
  • Lenox Hill Hospital opens state-of-the-art epilepsy monitoring unit. Read more here.

April 2016

  • Robert Duarte, MD appointed as president of the New York State Pain Society. Read more here.
  • David Langer, MD appointed to editorial board of Prestigious Journal, Operative Neurosurgery. Read more here.
  • Lenox Hill Hospital first In New York City to implant unique MRI-compatible pain-alleviating device. Read more here.
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