Dr. Norman Latov, MD

Dr. Norman Latov, MD

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Neurology  ·  
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70 y/o
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Dr. Norman Latov, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in neurology.Read his story

The Neuromuscular Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

1305 York Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Polyneuropathy
high
more than 88% of peers
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
normal
more than 74% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Latov'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. Latov's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Latov "Norman Latov, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical and Research Center at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Latov is a graduate of Columbia College, received the MD, PhD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, served as Medical Intern at Boston City Hospital, and completed his residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute of the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. Following a research fellowship in Immunology, he joined the faculty of Columbia University, and in 1994 was appointed Professor of Neurology. Dr. Latov joined the department of Neurology and Neuroscience of the Weill Cornell Medical College in 2001, where he heads the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical and Research Center. His clinical and laboratory research interests are in Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuroimmunology, focusing on the diagnosis and and treatment of inflammatory neuropathies. His laboratory is credited with the discovery of anti-MAG and GM1 ganglioside antibodies that are implicated in the pathogenesis of autoimmune neuropathies, and for developing blood tests that are currently used to diagnose these conditons. He lectures widely, and has over 200 publications, including research articles, reviews, editorials, chapters and books. Dr. Latov was a founding Board member and Medical and Research Director of the Neuropathy Associaiton, which he continue to serve on the National Advisory Council. His book "Peripheral Neuropathy: When the Numbness, Weakness and Pain Won't Stop" (American Academy of Neurology) was written with the aim of demistifying the illness for patients and family members. Dr. Latov has been selected as one of America's or New York Metro Area's Top Doctors, by Castle Connolly, annually since 1998."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Latov "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*

37  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.

Education

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • New York-Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York-Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Latov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Latov's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Latov to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He seems competent but is very old school (slow). His office staff is very slow and borderline rude on the phone. I've waited days and weeks for paperwork that in 2018 should be e-mailed. I asked him if my poor diet and excessive drinking could have affected by health and he said that people...more
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