Webinar: Endoscopic pituitary surgery. Reoperation versus radiation?

Presented By

Theodore H. Schwartz MD, FACS
David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience
Director, Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery
Director, Epilepsy Research Laboratory
Weill Cornell Medicine

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Date: November 13,, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. Pacific Standard Time, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Learning Objectives:

Understand the leading causes of failure in pituitary surgery

Strategies to ensure successful surgical outcome for pituitary adenomas

Long external outcome after pituitary surgery

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Theodore H. Schwartz is the David and Ursel Barnes Endowed Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery and a Professor of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is the Director of Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery, co-Director of Surgical Neuro-oncology, Director of Epilepsy Surgery and runs a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Brain and Pituitary Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of Brain, Skull Base and Pituitary Tumors and Epilepsy using the latest techniques in minimally invasive endoscopy, microsurgery and brain mapping. Dr. Schwartz received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After completing his residency and chief residency in Neurosurgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center he then pursued advanced fellowship training at Yale-New Haven Medical Center. He is also the Director of a basic science laboratory investigating epilepsy using novel brain imaging techniques, which is funded by the NIH, where he has served on several grant review committees. He has also received several awards including the Gentle Giant award given by the Pituitary Network for his excellence and dedication to the field of pituitary surgery.

Dr. Theodore H. Schwartz has appeared on numerous television shows on ABC, NBC and CBS as well as appeared on Larry King. His expertise has been sought through interviews, quoted and published, in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, Crain's New York Business and he has given lectures throughout the country and world. His medical and scientific research has been published in numerous peer reviewed basic science and clinical journals and he is on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery and World Neurosurgery. He has been named to lists of New York’s Superdoctors and Best Doctors and Best Doctors for Cancer over the last 12 years and has also co-authored seven textbooks.