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Bridget T. Carey, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Neurology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-9776
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Bridget T. Carey, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Attending Neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and an Assistant Attending Neurologist at the Hospital For Special Surgery. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors, and received her M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. She completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she was the recipient of the American Academy of Neurology Future Researchers Award and the Dr. Fred Plum Resident Teaching Award. She completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology, electromyography, and neuromuscular disease at the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her teaching experience includes supervising medical students in the Cornell Brain and Mind Course and in anatomy sessions dedicated to the study of the cranial nerves. She is a supervising attending neurologist at the Hospital For Special Surgery resident neuromuscular clinic.

Dr. Carey specializes in the care of patients with disorders of the spine, peripheral nerves, and neuromuscular system. She has a special interest in the management of back and neck pain, neuropathy, neuropathic pain, gait impairment, headaches, and facial pain. While Dr. Carey focuses on diseases of the peripheral nervous system, she also evaluates and cares for patients with general neurological symptoms and disorders. She is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Fidelis Care

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

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

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

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

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

2000 Weill Cornell Medical College

Residency: 2004 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 2005 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Locations

240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (646) 962-9776

Fax: (212) 746-8303

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College