Dr. Cheryl Waters, MD

Dr. Cheryl Waters, MD

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Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
64 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Cheryl Waters, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. She specializes in neurology.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St Fl 3

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Waters performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Waters's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Waters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Waters "Cheryl Waters MD FRCP(C), holds bachelors and masters degrees in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto, where she studied dopamine receptor function with Philip Seeman. She completed medical school at University of Toronto, an internship at University of Chicago, and returned to Toronto for Internal Medicine, Neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology. She moved to California and developed the Movement Disorder Program at the University of Southern California. Dr. Waters then moved to New York to take on her current position as Chief of Clinical Practice and Services in the Division of Movement Disorders. She has been involved in research on the genetics of Parkinson's disease and the treatment of this disorder. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and a book just printed in its sixth edition: Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease. She has been an investigator in numerous studies involving a variety of new medical and surgical treatments. She is the first to hold the Albert B. and Judith L. Glickman Chair in Neurology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waters "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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

  • University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Toronto Faculty Med Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waters' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waters to family and friends
25 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Waters' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Waters belongs in a lab, not with patients. She lacks the ability to communicate compassionately with her patients. She does not listen well, does not give full engagement and frankly is rude. Not the type of thing one is looking for when very sick with Parkinson's disease. Very disappointing...more
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I was diagnosed by another dr and went to Dr. Waters for a 2nd opinion. While the diagnosis was the same I left her office so hopeful. She was there every step of the way for the past 7 years and responds via email day or night. I feel blessed to have found such a wonderful and knowledgeable...more
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Cold and dispassionate, egotistical, no empathy.
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I have been very happy with Dr. Water's care ever since my PD diagnosis eight years ago. Prior to becoming her patient I was very concerned with the quality in terms of wait-times and more. Dr. Waters knows her field inside out. I definitely recommend friends and family.
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Dr. Waters is great! She is very upfront, and straightforward. She is a problem solver and will not stop searching for solutions to your issues.
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