Pediatric Specialties — Pediatric Neurosurgery
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Advances and Recognition

Division Chief Dr. Michael Egnor has been recognized repeatedly for his teaching ability as well as his work with abused and neglected children. His awards include twice receiving the "Outstanding Teaching Abilities in Pediatrics from the Department of Pediatrics." He also has received the Child Abuse and Neglect Volunteer and Professional of the Year Award in Health Brookhaven Youth Bureau.

Dr. David A. Chesler, an expert in craniosynostosis, was recently part of the surgical team at Stony Brook Children's Hospital to perform the first known surgery of its kind in the world on triplets, whose skulls fused prematurely. Today, the triplets, Jackson, Hunter and Kaden Howard, continue to thrive and meet every developmental milestone.