Michael G. Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael G. Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D. Specialties: Neurological Surgery

Michael G. Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.
Specialties: Neurological Surgery
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Address

1305 York Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
US

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Store Hours:

Day of the WeekHours
Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Insurances Accepted

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  • AETNA
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Access
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

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About Michael G. Kaplitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kaplitt combines surgical expertise with advanced training in state-of-the-art technology to provide patients with effective, minimally invasive treatments for degenerative disorders, including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. He also provides novel treatments for psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as for experimental treatment of major depression and drug addiction, and is using both. Dr. Kaplitt is an expert in the use of implanted devices for the treatment of medication-resistant complex pain, spasticity, and adult hydrocephalus. He is also an expert in various surgical therapies for trigeminal neuralgia.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Brain Surgery

  • Epilepsy Surgery

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Molecular Medicine

  • Movement Disorder

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Parkinson's Surgery

  • Spasticity

  • Spinal Cord Stimulator

  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants

  • Spinal Opiate Catheter Implant

  • Spinal Opiate Catheter Implants

  • Tremor

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery

Education

  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

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