Dr. Bridget Carey, MD

Dr. Bridget Carey, MD

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Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o
(41)

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Dr. Bridget Carey, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in neurology and neuromuscular medicine.Read her story

Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

240 E 59th St Fl 2

New York, NY 10022
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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. Carey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 93% of peers
Confusion
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Carey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carey "Bridget T. Carey, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Attending Neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and an Assistant Attending Neurologist at the Hospital For Special Surgery. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors, and received her M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. She completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she was the recipient of the American Academy of Neurology Future Researchers Award and the Dr. Fred Plum Resident Teaching Award. She completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology, electromyography, and neuromuscular disease at the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her teaching experience includes supervising medical students in the Cornell Brain and Mind Course and in anatomy sessions dedicated to the study of the cranial nerves. She is a supervising attending neurologist at the Hospital For Special Surgery resident neuromuscular clinic. Dr. Carey specializes in the care of patients with disorders of the spine, peripheral nerves, and neuromuscular system. She has a special interest in the management of back and neck pain, neuropathy, neuropathic pain, gait impairment, headaches, and facial pain. While Dr. Carey focuses on diseases of the peripheral nervous system, she also evaluates and cares for patients with general neurological symptoms and disorders. She is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carey "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Facial Pain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
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3  Procedures

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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carey's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carey to family and friends
41 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Carey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr. Carey is one of the most thorough, smart and competent doctors I have ever met, and I have been to a lot! After years of drs trying to figure out what was wrong with me she did. She listens, spends time and treats accordingly. She is caring and just a wonderful person. I would definitely...more
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Really nice. Doctor. I would recommend her ????
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Dr carey is known in our family by name. She is the best doctor on the face of the planet. She helped me navigate a very difficult medical condition when no other doctor could diagnose. She is calm under pressure. She listens. And explains. Never dismissed any symptoms. I am almost fully recovered...more
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Dr Carey takes the time needed and explains everything clearly making certain I understood my health issues in terms the average person can understand. Her office isn’t always easy to reach, but everyone is professional and polite. I feel confident in her expertise, and she is easy to talk to and...more
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Easy to talk to, kind, personable, and thorough. The best neurologist experience I've had.
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