Dr. Louis Weimer, MD

Dr. Louis Weimer, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Louis Weimer, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurology and neuromuscular medicine.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. Weimer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
Autonomic Disorders
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Weimer'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. Weimer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weimer "Dr. Louis H. Weimer is a Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. A graduate of Emory School of Medicine, he completed residency training in Neurology at the The Neurological Institute of New York, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Weimer completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disease also at Columbia. Dr. Weimer directs the EMG laboratory and the Clinical autonomic laboratory and co-directs the Columbia Neuropathy Research Center. His clinical and research interests include autonomic and small nerve fiber function, dysautonomia, peripheral neuropathy, neurologic causes of syncope, and autonomic failure syndromes. Other special interests include neuropathy from medications and toxins, entrapment neuropathies, Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome and various other neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Weimer previously served on the board of directors of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and is on the national medical advisory board for the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association. He is a counsel member of the UCNS accreditation board. He is the chair of the quality assurance committee for the department of neurology. He has written numerous papers, book chapters, and review articles and reviews papers for several medical journals and is a section editor for Medlink Neurology and Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. In addition to patient testing, Dr. Weimer sees patients in consultation, in most instances patients with various forms of autonomic dysfunction, peripheral neuropathy, and neuromuscular disorders."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weimer "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

  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

56  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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weimer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weimer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weimer to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Weimer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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