Christopher James Elder, MD

Christopher James Elder, MD Specialties: Neurology

Christopher James Elder, MD
Specialties: Neurology
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Vanderbilt Clinic at New York-Presbyterian Hospital
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth
  • WellCare

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About Christopher James Elder, MD

Christopher Elder, MD is an assistant professor of neurology at CUMC, in the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep. Dr. Elder completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware then attained his MD from Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his intern year at Georgetown University Hospital followed by residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he was a chief resident. Dr. Elder completed fellowship in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at UCLA Seizure Disorder Center. Dr. Elder has training in the diagnosis and management of diverse neurological illnesses, specializing in seizure disorders and epilepsy. He sees patients at the Neurological Institute of New York and ColumbiaDoctors Midtown locations.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital


  • Epilepsy

  • Epileptic Seizures

  • Seizures