Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD

Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2007 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, neurosurgery, and more.Read her story

1305 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10021

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 35% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 12% of peers

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Dr. Hoffman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "Dr. Hoffman is an award-winning neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery as well as in adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery. She has completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery with a focus on surgical epilepsy, and has performed extensive research on the molecular mechanisms of progression of brain tumors, specifically medulloblastoma. Her clinical research includes venous anomalies in craniosynostosis, early surgical treatment for Rasmussen's encephalitis, minimally invasive methods of treating hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts, and the characteristics and safety of invasive monitoring for pediatric neurovascular disorders such as AVM. Dr. Hoffman sees patients at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, and in Bayside, Queens, and performs surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering. "


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3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hoffman does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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19  Procedures

  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Excision of Brain Tumor
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Micro-Neurosurgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Shunts
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Adjustment

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.


  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Weill Cornell/NY-Presby Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Toronto Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hoffman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoffman to family and friends
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Dr. Hoffman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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