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Phone: Pediatric Neurosurery
(212) 870-9600

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(212) 870-7975

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(212) 870-9407

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(212) 870-9423




You are now hopefully, past the initial shock of hearing about your or your children's diagnosis. It is very important to make sure that you plan your next steps. At the Institue for Neurology & Neurosurgery, we can help guide you towards making the tough decisions that are right for you.

In order for us to help you, you need to contact us to set up a first consultation with one of our experts. When you call us, we will ask you for some basic information and then we will set up an appointment.

At the first visit, we will need the following information from you:
A summary in your own words of your or your child's illness to include:

Your or your child's age.
Date of onset of your problem and how it first manifested.
How have the symptoms of your problem evolved.
Any treatments you have received or which are currently planned
How we can reach you during the daytime and in the evening (8AM-9PM EST).
Representative images (CT and/or MR scans) of your illness including older images which show how your or your child's illness has progressed. Not uncommonly, many of the images in a study do not add to the understanding of the illness, so you might want to review your studies with your physician to determine which panels need to be sent in order that we may understand your problem.
If you or your child has been operated upon and tissue was submitted to a pathologist for inspection we would like to have our pathologist review the slides. You should contact your physician to arrange for the tissue slides to be sent to us for review. Ideally, we would also like the "tissue block" so if further studies are required they can be done.

If there are files to be sent by you or your physician, please use a carrier service such as FEDEX. Do not send by surface mail unless registered - you must be able to trace your films if they become lost. The package should contain the above described summary as well as your films. Send all materials to:

[Name Physician you wish to consult at INN]
Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Beth Israel Medical Center
170 East End Avenue at 87th Street
New York, NY 10028

E-mail. If you can obtain either .gif or .jpg images of the scans (separate image for each panel of scan which is pertinent to understanding your or your child's problem. Please also include summary. We would still like the opportunity to review any tissue specimens obtained at operation. Send as described above.


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