Language: English
Gender: Female
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Center for Comprehensive Spine Care
240 East 59th Street , 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 746-8303

Specialties & Expertise


  • Neurology
  • General Neurology


  • Headache
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Facial Pain
  • Abnormality of Gait
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Study

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 contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care


Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2000


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.