Dr. Fabio Iwamoto, MD

Dr. Fabio Iwamoto, MD

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Neuro-Oncology  ·  
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42 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Fabio Iwamoto, MD is a neuro-oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in neuro-oncology and neurology.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St Fl 9

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Iwamoto'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. Iwamoto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Iwamoto "Dr. Iwamoto is a neuro-oncologist whose previous training includes a neurology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and a neuro-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. For over three years, Dr. Iwamoto was an attending physician and an investigator at the Neuro-oncology Branch, a trans-institute branch of the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in Bethesda, MD. At the intramural NIH, Dr. Iwamoto was a principal investigator in early phase clinical trials for brain tumors and worked with laboratory and computational scientists on several translational projects in brain tumors. Dr. Iwamoto was recruited to Columbia University as the Deputy Director of the Neuro-oncology Division and is actively developing the clinical and translational research components of this program. He is an expert in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors as well as neurological complications of cancer."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iwamoto "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

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Astrocytoma
  • Ataxia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinomatous Meningitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chordoma
  • Dementia
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Insomnia
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors (Leptomeninges)
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oligoastrocytoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases

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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

  • Universidade Federal Do Parana
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Iwamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iwamoto's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iwamoto to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Iwamoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Iwamoto is an outstanding physician and all round human being. He balances the need to provide reassurance and practice evidence-based medicine, with a rare ability to seek out new treatments that sometimes require an element of risk. He respects the people he treats and doesn't pretend to have...more
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Dr. Fabio Iwamoto is attentive to his patients needs. He is very intune to the entire betterment of the person. He cares listens and learns about the persons family needs as well as what will be best for his patient. He always puts his patients first. He also recognizes that his patients family...more
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Excellent doctor, very caring and very knowledgeable in his field. Provided best healthcare for my husband
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The miracle physician.
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