Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.
Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Specialties
Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, more

Locations and Appointments


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Center for Community Health at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

515 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Pediatric Neurosurgery

515 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Pediatric Neurosurgery

198-15 Horace Harding Expressway
Fresh Meadows
New York, NY 11365
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Neurological Surgery

1305 York Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Weill Cornell Craniofacial Program

428 East 72nd Street
Oxford Building, Suite 100
New York, NY 10021
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Neurological Surgery

198-15 Horace Harding Expressway
Fresh Meadows
New York, NY 11365
US
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Insurances Accepted

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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

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About Caitlin Hoffman, M.D.

Dr. Hoffman is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery as well as in adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery. She has completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery with a focus on surgical epilepsy, and has performed extensive research on the molecular mechanisms of progression of brain tumors, specifically medulloblastoma. Her clinical research includes venous anomalies in craniosynostosis, early surgical treatment for Rasmussen's encephalitis, minimally invasive methods of treating hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts, and the characteristics and safety of invasive monitoring for pediatric neurovascular disorders such as AVM.


Dr. Hoffman sees patients at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, and performs surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


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TRAINING


Dr. Hoffman graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, before receiving her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed a neurosurgical residency and chief residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto.


During her neurosurgical training, Dr. Hoffman was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Housestaff Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the 2012 Dr. Kenneth Shulman Award by the AANS Pediatric Section, and the 2011 New York State Neurosurgical Society-Resident Research Award; in 2006 she was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.


RESEARCH


Dr. Hoffman has published academic papers in leading journals including Cancer Research, Nature Medicine, Neurosurgery, and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on topics ranging from mechanisms of tumor progression to pediatric cerebrovascular disorders.


Dr. Hoffman sees patients at:


1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor (At 70th Street)


New York, NY 10022


She also sees patients in Brooklyn and Queens; please talk with the office staff about which location is best for you.


To request an appointment with Dr. Hoffman please visit neurosurgery.weillcornell.org or call 212-746-2363.


Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Surgery, Neurological
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Expertise

  • Arachnoid Cyst

  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation

  • AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)

  • Brain Surgery

  • Brain Trauma

  • Chiari Malformation

  • Craniofacial Abnormalities

  • Craniofacial Anomaly

  • Craniofacial Disorders

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Cyst, Arachnoid

  • Epilepsy

  • Epilepsy Surgery

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Hydrocephalus In Newborn

  • Hydrocephalus, Congenital

  • Intracranial Arachnoid Cyst

  • Medulloblastoma

  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood

  • Moyamoya

  • Moyamoya Disease

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery

  • Pediatric Epilepsy

  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

  • Pediatric Hydrocephalus

  • Pediatric Stroke

  • Repair of Chiari Malformation

  • Spinal Dysraphism

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Education

  • Degrees: Columbia University

  • Degrees: Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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Languages

  • English
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Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

  • Associate Attending Neurological Surgeon

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital

Education

  • Degrees: Columbia University
  • Degrees: Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Associate Attending Neurological Surgeon
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Surgery, Neurological

Languages Spoken

  • English