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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
16 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Kaplitt is Excellent. Dr. Kaplitt has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Kaplitt, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pain
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Stereotaxic Techniques
  • Stroke
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kaplitt graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)


Dr. Kaplitt has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Hebrew

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Kaplitt MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Kaplitt practice?
Dr. Michael Kaplitt has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Kaplitt practices Neurological Surgery near New York, NY.
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