Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD

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Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD
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.

Upper East Side - Weill Greenberg

1305 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10021

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Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD

Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Hoffman's Experience

Dr. Hoffman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Hoffman does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure


  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Excision of Brain Tumor
  • Laser Surgery
  • Micro-Neurosurgery
  • Shunts
  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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