Dr. Steven L Galetta MD Neurologist

Dr. Steven Galetta is a neurologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Galetta accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 72 doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Optic Neuritis, Optical Coherence Tomography, Visual Acuity, Multiple Sclerosis, Visual Fields, Differential Diagnosis, Vision Disorders

Hospital Affiliation

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #10 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Neurology, 1987 - 1988

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Neurology, 1983 - 1987

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1983


Other Training, Biology, 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

New York Superdoctors
2014

America’s Top Doctors
2014

Compassionate Doctor Award, Vital Signs Inc
2013

Best Doctors in NYC, New York Magazine
2013

People’s Choice Physician
2012

Best Lecturer Award, Class of 2014, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2011

Penn Med Minority Hall of Fame, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2010

Best Lecturer Award, Class of 2013, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2010

Gold Humanism Honor Society
2009

Guide to Americas Top Physicians
2009

Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
2008

Class of 2011- Best Lecturer Award
2008

Delaware Valley Consumers Checkbook Best Doctors
2007

Best Lecturer Award, Class of 2010, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2007

Basic Science Teaching Award, Best Lecturer: Class of 2006, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2006

Guide to America's Top Physicians
2006

Athletic Hall of Fame, University of Pennsylvania
2005

Outstanding Lecturer Award, Class of 2008, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2005

Distinguished Neurology Teacher of the Year Award, American Neurological Association
2004

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2004

Neurology Special Recognition Award
2004

Alpha Omega Alpha/Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2004

Osler Institute Teaching Award
2004

Medical Student Government Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2003

Robert Dunning Dripps Memorial Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2002

Teaching Award, Class of 2003, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2001

Outstanding Lecturer Award, Class of 2004, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2001

Distinguished Teaching Award, Class of 2002, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2000

Top Doctors for Women, Philadelphia Magazine
2000

Teaching Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine
2000

America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Publishers
2000

America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Publishers
2003

America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Publishers
2007

America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Publishers
2010

Louis Duhring Outstanding Clinical Specialist Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1998

Best Doctors in America
1998

Best Doctors in America
2002

Best Doctors in America
2004

Best Doctors in America
2009

Best Doctors in America
2011

Best Doctors in America
2013

Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 2000, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1997

Best Doctors in America, Northeast Region
1996

Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 1999, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1996

Louis R. Dinon Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1995

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White, Inc. 2nd edition
1994

Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 1993, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1993

Distinguished Xaverian Alumnus Award
1993

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White Inc., 1st edition
1992

Commendation for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 1992, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1992

Penn Pearls Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1992

Penn Pearls Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1998

Penn Pearls Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2003

Penn Pearls Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2010

Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1991

Commendation for Outstanding Teaching, Class of 1994, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1991

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
1991

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
1994

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
1996

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
1999

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
2002

Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine
2004

Commendation for Outstanding Teaching, Class of 1993, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1990

1st Prize: Macworld Superstacks Contest in Higher Education Category (Neuroophthalmic Teaching Program)
1990

Neurology Teacher of the Year Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1990

Neurology Teacher of the Year Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2008

Louis Dinon Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1987

Dean William Mecklenberg Polk Memorial Prize for Research Excellence, Cornell University
1983

Vincent Astor Scholar, Cornell University
1981

Scholar Athlete-Class of 1915 Award, University of Pennsylvania
1979

Cane Award for Outstanding Leadership, University of Pennsylvania
1979

Publications & Presentations

Slowing of Number Naming Speed by King Devick Test in Parkinson’s Disease
Lin T Galetta SL et al 2014 1 1

Isolated Third, Fourth and Sixth Nerve Palsies from Presumed Microvascular versus Other Causes: A Prospective Study
Tamhankar MA, Biousse V, Ying GS, Prasad S, Subramanian PS, Lee MS, Eggenberger E, Moss HE, Pineles S, Bennett J, Osborne B, Volpe NJ, Liu GT, Bruce BB, Newman NJ, Galetta SL, Balcer LJ 2013 6 6

Saccades and Memory: Baseline Associations of the King Devick and SCAT 2 SAC Tests in Professional Hockey Players
Galetta MS, Moster SL, Galetta SL et al 2013 5 15

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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