Kai-Ming Fu, M.D., PH.D.

Spinal Neurosurgery
Kai-Ming Fu

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.

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DR. FU SEES PATIENTS AT SEVERAL OFFICES:
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

8686 Bay Parkway, Unit 1M-2M
Brooklyn, NY, 11214

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)

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Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • (General) [Workers Compensation]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care