Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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53 y/o
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Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

1305 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kaplitt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplitt treats Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kaplitt treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplitt performs Brain Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kaplitt performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplitt treats Brain Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaplitt treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaplitt's conditions and procedures:

Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Deep Brain Stimulation
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Hydrocephalus
Involuntary Movement
Movement Disorders
Neurostimulation
Parkinson's Disease
Spasticity
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a neurosurgeon with clinical activities focused upon the usage of minimally invasive, stereotactic techniques for the treatment of functional disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and epilepsy. I also use surgical methods t...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    Toronto Wstn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Newyork-Presbtyerian Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1996
    Newyork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kaplitt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaplitt

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Kaplitt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Expertise advice, very please so far
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This Doctor is one of the best I have met in fourteen years.He explained everything on a level I could understand,the prose and cons. I look forward to seeing him again. Thanks. From Steve
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Dr. Kaplitt was very thorough in his explanation of the operation but most impressive was the fact that he took time to re-examine the MRI and got a second opinion to confirm his decision. My husband and I were quite impressed with every aspect of our visit to Weil Cornell
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MVD procedure for TN....He is an amazing person and Kristin is the best. The changed my life
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Highly recommend Dr. Kaplitt and Kristin for DBS surgery and programming for Parkinson's disease.
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Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare

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