Jacqueline Sarah Gofshteyn, M.D.
Child Neurology
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Jacqueline Sarah Gofshteyn, M.D.

Child Neurology

Profile Photo of Jacqueline Sarah Gofshteyn, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Personal Statement

I am very happy to be a part of a team that strives to deliver high quality and compassionate care to our patients. I am committed to improving the quality of life and potential of my patients. Weill Cornell is a place that excels in collaborative approaches, which benefits patients and is essential to good medical care.


Dr. Jacqueline Gofshteyn is an academic neurologist with a specialty in the treatment of refractory epilepsy and seizures associated with inflammatory/immune disorders. She is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.

Dr. Gofshteyn received her B.A. degree in anthropology from Brown University. She then completed her medical degree (M.D.) from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, and her pediatric residency training at Northwell Health-Steven and Alexander Cohen Children’s Medical Center. She continued her training at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she completed a residency in Child Neurology and a Pediatric Epilepsy fellowship.

In addition to specializing in the treatment of epilepsy, she is an active investigator in the field.  Her clinical and research interests include refractory epilepsy and seizures associated with inflammatory or immune disorders. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 2017, Zeritsky Research Award for Basic Science
  • 2017, American Epilepsy Society Fellows Award
  • 2011, International Eosinophil Society Young Investigator Award


Board Certifications

  • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Instructor in Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education and Training

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2012
  • B.A., Brown University, 2007


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

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

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • 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
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments