Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD

Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
74 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in neurology.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St

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
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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

Difficulty With Walking
more than 87% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 49% of peers
more than 44% of peers

Dr. Mitsumoto'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. Mitsumoto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mitsumoto "Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto is the Wesley J. Howe Professor of Neurology at Columbia University at The Neurological Institute of New York and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Previously he was on the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as Director of the ALS Center. A graduate of Toho University School of Medicine in Japan, he completed his internship at Baltimore City Hospital at Johns Hopkins, residency training in Neurology at Case Western Reserve, as well as a neuromuscular fellowship training at Tufts New England Medical Center. Dr. Mitsumoto has devoted his clinical and research effort to the investigation of ALS in both animal models and clinical trials in patients with ALS. He is presently conducting an NIH study of Disease Markers in ALS. Dr. Mitsumoto has published and lectured, nationally and internationally extensively on the topic of ALS. He served as a member of Steering Committee of several clinical trials in ALS. He received the Donald C. Mulder Award for achievement, leadership, and dedication in ALS from ALS Association in 1996, in 1998 he became the 5th recipient of the Forbes Norris Award from the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations for his "compassion and love of humanity in the study, management or support of ALS/MND, and in 2000 he received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award from the MDA. He served as Chair of the ALSA Medical Advisory Board until 1999 and now is a member of the MDA Medical Advisory Board, ALS CARE Board of Directors, and Neurology editorial board."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mitsumoto "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*

43  Conditions Treated


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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.


  • Tohoku University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mitsumoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mitsumoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mitsumoto to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mitsumoto'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

Patient Comments (1)

What a wonderful, caring and compassionate doctor! We brought my mother-in-law to see Dr. Mitsumoto after seeing other neurologists. He was the only one that actually gave my mother-in-law help in managing her symptoms and hope in managing her disease. He was extremely through in his physical...more
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