Ezriel E. Kornel, MD

Neurologic & Spinal Surgery

Castle Connolly – Top Doctors



Ezriel E. Kornel, MD

903 Park Ave.,
New York, NY 10075


Dr. Ezriel Kornel is a principle in the highly regarded private practice group, Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York and an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at Weill-Cornell Medical College. He was awarded “Best Doctor” status by numerous publications including US News and World Report, Guide to America’s Top Surgeons and Castle Connolly.

Neurosurgeon Ezriel E. Kornel MD is in the forefront of minimally invasive neurosurgery (MIS), which is used to minimize the trauma of surgery and increase the speed of recovery. Dr. Kornel also is an expert in minimally invasive endoscopic surgery of the spine as well as minimally invasive approaches in the surgical treatment of brain tumors. He was involved in the early development of surgical instruments used in endoscopic and minimally-invasive spine surgery, and has taught these techniques to other spine surgeons.

Additionally, Dr. Kornel is one of the first neurosurgeons in the New York metropolitan area to replace damaged cervical discs with artificial discs, newly-introduced to the market. He is one of the first spine surgeons in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut area to perform percutaneous lumbar fusions, and he introduced frameless stereotaxic guided cranial surgery in Westchester County, New York hospitals to allow for less invasive brain surgery.