Dr. Brian Kopell, MD

Dr. Brian Kopell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Brian Kopell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1468 Madison Ave Fl 8

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

(212) 241-0050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kopell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kopell performs Brain Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kopell performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kopell treats Brain Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kopell treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kopell performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kopell performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kopell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I specialize in the neuroaugmentative (reversible; non-ablative) treatment of various functional neurological maladies such as movement/ pain and psychiatric disorders. Special research interests include new applications of neurostimulation technologies and functional imaging.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
New York University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
New York University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1996
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996

Awards

Dr. Kopell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kopell

3.8

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Brian Kopell, MD
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I have had ,clearly,trigeminal neuralgia for the last 15 yrs. Dr.Kopell said I have CPH,which is a bogus diagnosis. He just sort of blew me off saying I'm a surgeon, as though my condition didn't need surgery because my MRI wad normal. Plus,having to see a psychiatrist first was degrading. I see he...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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