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Roger Hartl, MD

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Roger Härtl, M.D., is Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Spinal Surgery and Neurotrauma at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center in New York. In addition, he is the founder and Co-director of the Weill Cornell Spine Center and serves as the Neurosurgeon for the New York Giants Football Team.

Dr. Härtl's clinical interest focuses on simple and complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, and computer-assisted spinal navigation surgery. He is actively involved in improving neurosurgical care in developing countries as the leader of Weill Cornell's Global Health Neurosurgery Initiative in Tanzania.

In order to achieve the very best in patient outcomes, Dr. Härtl's practice emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to disease processes and he works very closely with other specialists such as neurologists, pain specialists, and physical therapists. He has been repeatedly named to the lists of New York Super Doctors, America's Top Surgeons, and America's Best Doctors, and has been included on the list of New York’s Best Doctors in New York magazine. He has authored more than 150 scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the editor of a recent book on minimally invasive spinal surgery.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
1993 Ludwig Maxmillian University
Internship: 1998 Allegheny General Hospital
Residency: 2003 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: 2004 Barron Neurological Institute - AZ
Clinical Expertise
Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Head Injury
Spinal Tumors
Spine Injuries
Microsurgery of the Spine
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Cervical Disc Herniations
Artificial Disc
Spine Surgery
Sports Injuries
Complex Spinal Surgery
Spine Fractures
Complex Spine Surgery
Spinal Cord Injury
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
Medicare [Medicare]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange)]


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Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Starr Pavilion 651
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-2152
Fax: (212) 746-8387
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
1305 York Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-2152
Fax: (212) 746-8387
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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