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Back in a flash—even after brain surgery
Our pediatric neurosurgeons see heroes every day. Each child at Cohen Children’s inspires innovative thinking and groundbreaking technology, like ROSA—a new robot-assisted surgical device that increases precision and decreases recovery times.
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What we do

Boasting a vast range of clinical expertise, Cohen Children's pediatric neurosurgeons make up one of the largest and busiest groups in the region. There is always a pediatric neurosurgeon available, providing for 24/7 coverage, 365 days a year. We also have a comprehensive team of physician assistants, resident physicians, nurses, child life specialists, social workers and more. Our entire staff is flexible, resulting in rapid appointment scheduling and reduced wait time for you and your family.

As a part of the renowned Northwell health system, our resources exceed most other health centers, both in depth and breadth. Among the exciting innovations are our new MRI suites on the top floor of Cohen Children’s Medical Center, as well as our vibrant transfer center, including helicopters, ambulances and transport staff. We also provide our patients with access to clinical trials, in conjunction with the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, putting us on the forefront of innovation. Our goal is to constantly advance the field, never resting on the accomplishments of the past, so that your child can live the happiest, healthiest life possible. That's innovation that cures and cares.

Cohen Children's is one of the best children’s hospitals in the U.S. for neurosurgery and neurology. Both teams work closely together throughout each patient’s care journey, in order to provide the most advanced treatments to help little heroes overcome virtually anything.

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This is an emblem from U.S. New & World Report for best children's hospital for neurology and neurosurgery from 2018-2019.
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Nationally recognized for extraordinary care

We’ve once again been ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for superior pediatric care in neurology and neurosurgery. Cohen Children’s Medical Center is proud to be nationally recognized in seven other specialties.

In the news

Neurosurgeons at Cohen Children's Medical Center used ROSA the robot, along with 3D modelling, to perform brain surgery on a teen suffering from seizures in a Long Island first.
Born with the severe form of spina bifida, Paul and Adryana Navarro are living free of pain and headaches after having ventriculoperitoneal shunting.
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