Dr. Michael Kaplitt MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Michael Kaplitt is a neurosurgeon in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and one of 24 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 1996

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1996 - 2000

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Intrathecal pain pump infusions for intractable cancer pain: an algorithm for dosing without a neuraxial trial.
Malhotra, V. T.,Root, J.,Kesselbrenner, J.,Njoku, I.,Cubert, K.,Gulati, A.,Puttanniah, V.,Bilsky, M.,Kaplitt, M.

Improved Subthalamic Nucleus Depiction with Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping.
Liu, T.,Eskreis-Winkler, S.,Schweitzer, A. D.,Chen, W.,Kaplitt, M. G.,Tsiouris, A. J.,Wang, Y.

Assessment of disease severity in late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis using multiparametric MR imaging.
Dyke, J. P.,Sondhi, D.,Voss, H. U.,Shungu, D. C.,Mao, X.,Yohay, K.,Worgall, S.,Hackett, N. R.,Hollmann, C.,Yeotsas, M. E.,Jeong, A. L.,Van de Graaf, B.,Cao, I.,Kaminsky, S. M.,Heier, L. A.,Rudser, K. D.,Souweidane, M. M.,Kaplitt, M. G.,Kosofsky, B.,Crystal, R. G.,Ballon, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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