Dr. Barry Kosofsky, MD

Dr. Barry Kosofsky, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Barry Kosofsky, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in pediatric neurology.Read his story

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505 E 70th St Fl 3

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kosofsky performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
more than 44% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 12% of peers

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Dr. Kosofsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kosofsky "Dr. Barry Kosofsky is the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Professor of Pediatrics and Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Director of the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience. He is also a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College as well as an Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He is Board Certified in Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology. After receiving a B.A., M.A. in Biophysics at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kosofsky entered Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was awarded his medical degree (M.D.) and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. He completed his pediatric residency training at Children's Hospital in Boston. Following residency, Dr. Kosofsky served as Assistant Resident/Chief Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the MGH-East Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory. In 1992, he was appointed Instructor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined Weill Cornell following 19 years at Harvard Medical School, where he was an Associate Professor of Neurology, and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was an Associate Neurologist and Director of the Child Neurology Residency Training Program. Dr. Kosofsky currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee for the Child Neurology Society."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kosofsky "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

33  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Children's Hospital Boston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kosofsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kosofsky's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kosofsky to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Kosofsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Kosofsky spent time listening and understanding the needs of my child. When I faxed him questions, he emailed me back that day. Excellent, caring doctor
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Unfortunately not good. He is not personable and seems honestly that does not care. My daughter in his view had spasms and doctor in other practices dont agree. We r still seaeching for the diagnoses but i am glad i found a neurology practice that truly cares for my daughter. Overall cornell isnt...more
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