Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 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

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 to i...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • English

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Dr. Kaplitt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaplitt

4.8

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Kaplitt's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Kaplitt is a compassionate, brilliant surgeon. For each of my husband’s appointments he always took the time to explain the DBS procedure, what to expect and answered every question. The surgery went well and he and his staff in the hospital were thorough and caring. We feel very lucky to...Read More
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A superb and caring physician. One of the best I’ve ever consulted.
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Dr. Kaplitt is a sweet man that made my family feel very comfortable. He was able to spend a lot of time with us, going over what was necessary in detail.
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Best Neurosurgeon for Deep Brain stimulation there is on the East Coast. Kind and compassionate always , since 2004. I would not place myself in anyone elses hands except his when it comes to brain surgery for movement disorders. Gifted to perform this surgery.
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Expertise advice, very please so far
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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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