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Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.9 (105)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Kaplitt, completed a residency at Newyork-Presbtyerian Weill Cornell Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Kaplitt an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Kaplitt works at NYP Queens Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Center in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Hydrocephalus and Communicating Hydrocephalus along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Kaplitt's Office Locations

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    Neurological Surgery
    1305 York Ave # 9, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Involuntary Movement
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Movement Disorders
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Parkinson's Disease
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spasticity
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tuberous Sclerosis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Nerve Ablation
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Trigeminal Nerve Block
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Affinity Health Plan
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Fidelis Care
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Healthfirst
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • POMCO Group
    • SelectCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • VNS Choice
    • WellCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    About Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Russian
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1053331736
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Toronto Wstn Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Newyork-Presbtyerian Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Newyork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kaplitt is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kaplitt has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kaplitt works at NYP Queens Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Center in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Kaplitt’s profile.

    Dr. Kaplitt has seen patients for Hydrocephalus and Communicating Hydrocephalus, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kaplitt on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    105 patients have reviewed Dr. Kaplitt. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kaplitt.

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