Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD

Neurological Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (212) 746-2260, (888) 922-2257


Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center. Dr. Fu obtained his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University and his medical and graduate training in the MD/PhD program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his residency and chief residency in neurosurgery at the University of Virginia, Dr. Fu completed a combined neurosurgical/orthopedicspine fellowship at the University of Virginia under Dr. Christopher Shaffrey, where he received advanced training in deformity, reconstructive, and oncological spine surgery.

Dr. Fu combines his clinical interests in deformity, reconstructive, revision, and tumor surgery with active research in clinical outcomes. His work has been presented at multiple national and international meetings and been published in journals such as Spine, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurophysiology, and Journal of Neuroscience. He has been nominated for and won multiple awards at meetings such as the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. His work has been featured in Spinal News and Orthopedics Today.


520 East 70th Street (east of York Avenue)
Starr Pavillion, Room 651
New York, NY 10065

1305 York Avenue (at 70th Street)
Brain and Spine Center, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10065

156 William Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

408 Jay Street, Suite 300
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Please confirm the location of your appointment with your patient coordinator. For more information, visit these pages:

The Spine Center at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center (for information on conditions we treat and procedures we perform)

Patient Guide (for information about making an appointment, including maps, directions, and the forms you'll need to fill out)

Request an Appointment (use our online form to submit a request for an appointment)


Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care





Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]



2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship: 2005 University of Virginia Medical Center

Residency: 2010 University of Virginia Medical Center

Fellowship: 2011 University of Virginia Medical Center


525 East 68th Street Starr 651
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-2260

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330 Jay Street
Room 3-143
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: (212) 746-2260

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1305 York Avenue 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-2260

Fax: (212) 746-8387

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240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (888) 922-2257

Fax: (212) 746-8303

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Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College