Brett Evan Youngerman, MD

Brett Evan Youngerman, MD Specialties: Neurological Surgery

Brett Evan Youngerman, MD
Specialties: Neurological Surgery
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CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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Insurances Accepted

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  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare

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About Brett Evan Youngerman, MD, MPH

Dr. Brett Youngerman treats patients with a variety of brain conditions, including movement disorders (Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, hemifacial spasm), epilepsy, brain tumors (glioma, meningioma, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors), hydrocephalus, chronic pain (trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformation), and treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He is experienced in minimally invasive techniques that aim to protect or improve brain function, including deep brain stimulation, responsive neurostimulation, laser ablation, robotic neurosurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, endoscopic neurosurgery, awake and asleep brain mapping, and computer-guided microsurgery.

Meet Dr. Brett Youngerman (VIDEO)

Is Deep Brain Stimulation right for your Parkinson's symptoms? DBS explained by Dr. Brett Youngerman (VIDEO)

Deep Brain Stimulation: Sooner or Later? featuring Dr. Brett Youngerman (VIDEO)

Dr. Youngerman discusses Laser Therapy for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (VIDEO)

Dr. Youngerman discusses Laser Therapy for Other Types of Epilepsy (VIDEO)

Dr. Youngerman discusses Neuromodulation Devices for Epilepsy (VIDEO)

Laser Therapy for Epilepsy featuring Dr. Brett Youngerman (ARTICLE)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Benign Essential Tremor

  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)

  • Craniofacial Abnormalities

  • Deep Brain Stimulation

  • Dystonia

  • Epilepsy

  • Epilepsy Surgery

  • Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Facial Nerve Disorders

  • Facial Pain

  • Functional Brain Mapping

  • Gamma Knife

  • Headaches

  • Hemifacial Spasm

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Microsurgery

  • Microvascular Decompression

  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

  • Movement Disorder

  • Neurobehavioral Disorders

  • Neurostimulation

  • Neurosurgery

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Radiosurgery

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Second Opinion

  • Seizures

  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

  • Third Ventriculostomy

  • Tremors


  • Fellowship: Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Neurological Institute of New York ā€“ NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Cente
  • Training: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery