Roger Härtl, MD

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Roger Härtl, MD

Roger Härtl, MD, is a professor of neurological surgery and director of Spinal Surgery and Neurotrauma at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center in New York. He is the founder and co-director of the new Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care.

Dr. Härtl specializes in simple and complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, and computer-assisted spinal navigation surgery. To achieve the very best in patient outcomes, Dr. Härtl's practice emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to disease processes. He works closely with other specialists such as neurologists, pain specialists, and physical therapists.

Dr. Härtl is the neurosurgeon for the New York Giants football team, and has shared his expertise in commentary on network television programs and on radio. He has been in practice for more than 20 years.


  • MD - University of Munich School of Medicine in Germany


  • The New Investigator Recognition Award (NIRA)
  • The Ronald Apfelbaum Research Award
  • The Basic Science Abstract Award (MINS)
  • The Mayfield Basic Science Award
  • The Hans-Joerg Wyss Award

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Roger Härtl, MD
Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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