Dr. Brian Apatoff, MD

Dr. Brian Apatoff, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Brian Apatoff, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in neurology and neuroimmunology.

401 E 55th St

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Locals (any local)
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Top Care Areas

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 61% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuroimmunology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

44  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.


  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Brigham Womens Hospital/Harvard
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center/Columb
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Neuro Institute/Columbia University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Apatoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Apatoff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Apatoff to family and friends
68 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

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Dr. Apatoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Apatoff clearly doesn't care about his patients. I had an appointment today that he canceled last minute because his 'flight was delayed'. First of all, why didn't his receptionist call and let me know that he was going to be a no show? I explained to his receptionist that it had not only taken...more
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Refused to refill a prescription, insisting I come into the office for a follow-up exam. I told him I didn't understand what new information a medical examination would yield in regards to my anxiety, could not afford to take the time off of work or afford a co-pay just for a refill, and that my...more
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Dr. Apatoff is absolute the best of best! Knowledgeable and caring. Her is there for patients and return their calls very quickly regardless of having too many patients. He has been my doctor for the past 10 years. I am not a type of person who would go with any doctor. I am rather very selective...more
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Dr Apatoff is hands down the best neurologist/diagnostician I've seen. He's knowledgeable about a wide spectrum of treatments and old and new medications related to neurological and other autoimmune diseases; aggressive with treatment when its necessary and then, just as important, conservative...more
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He's the best! He actually returned a non-urgent call while he was away for the New Year. Took care of situation right away.
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