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. 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. Dr. Härtl has been repeatedly named to the lists of New York's 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 150 scholarly articles in peer reviewed journals and is the editor of a recent book on minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Dr. Härtl has provided commentary for numerous television shows on ABC, NBC, and CBS in addition to national radio shows. His expertise has been sought through interviews in the New York Times, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, and other media outlets. One of his patients, boxer Danny Jacobs, was recently featured in a TV ad from NewYork-Presbyterian.