Dr. Norman Latov, MD

Dr. Norman Latov, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Norman Latov, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. 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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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
normal
more than 54% of peers

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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. "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Latov to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Latov's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Latov accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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