Dr. Timothy Vartanian, MD

Dr. Timothy Vartanian, MD

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59 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Timothy Vartanian, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurology.Read his story

General Neurology

1305 York Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
normal
more than 56% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Vartanian'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. Vartanian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vartanian "Timothy Vartanian, MD, PhD, a leading authority on neural regeneration has been named as the Director of the Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is also appointed to the faculty of the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College.Dr. Vartanian received his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Chicago. His internship, residency, and two research fellowships were at the prestigious Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. Previously, he was chief of the Division of Demyelinating Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vartanian has led research teams that have made groundbreaking discoveries in central nervous system remyelination, novel mechanisms of axonal degeneration and regeneration, and mechanisms of immune mediated injury to myelin and axons in multiple sclerosis. His research interests center on regeneration of the myelin internode in multiple sclerosis, preventing axonal and neuronal injury, and defining the complicated interactions between the immune and nervous systems. His work has been published in top peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Cell Biology, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the Journal of Neuroscience, Science, Nature, and the New England Journal of Medicine. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He has served on grant review committees for the NIH, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Congressionally Directed Medical Research through the Department of Defense, The Wellcome Trust, and others. Dr. Vartanian is committed to providing state-of-the-art patient care and advanced treatments in a personalized environment."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vartanian "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*

11  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

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

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Brighams and Women's Hosp-Harvard
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vartanian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vartanian's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vartanian to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vartanian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

We have taken our daughter to several MS specialists in the US and Dr. Vartanian is by far the most knowledgable, caring, and responsive physician we have ever worked with. He guided us through her difficult diagnosis, kept our hope up, and was available to talk when ever we needed him. We feel...more
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