Language: English
Gender: Female
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Child Neurology
505 East 70th Street , Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(212) 746-8137
Call
(212) 746-3278

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.

Specialties & Expertise

Expertise

  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Instructor in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

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

Honors & Awards

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

Biography

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.