Andrew B. Lassman, MD

Neuro-Oncology
Neurology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (212) 342-0571
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Andrew B. Lassman, MD, is the John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology and the Chief of Neuro-oncology at Columbia University. After earning BS and MS degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry as part of a combined 4-year program at Yale University, he received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Lassman subsequently completed his residency at the Neurological Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, and fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he then joined the faculty and served as fellowship director.

In November 2011, Dr. Lassman became Chief of Neuro-Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center, and also serves as the Medical Director for the Clinical Protocol Data Management Office of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Lassman received the Preuss Award in Neuro-Oncology from the American Academy of Neurology, the Boyer Clinical Research Award from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award from Voices Against Brain Cancer. His clinical practice is limited to central nervous system tumors and metastases.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]

CIGNA [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

Education

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Locations

Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-0571

Fax: (212) 342-1246

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John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology

  • Neurology Resident Teaching Award, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Preuss Award in Neuro-Oncology, American Academy of Neurology
  • Boyer Clinical Research Award, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award, Voices Against Brain Cancer