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Neurological Surgery
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 651
New York, NY 10065
P: 746-2260 | F: 212-746-8387
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746-2260
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Neurological Surgery
330 Jay Street, Room 3-143
Brooklyn, NY 11201
P: 212-746-2260 | F: 212-746-8387
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212-746-2260
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Neurological Surgery
1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 212-746-2260 | F: 212-746-8387
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212-746-2260
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Brain and Spine Injury
1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Brain and Spine Injury
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 651
New York, NY 10065
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Spine Surgery
1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Spine Surgery
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 651
New York, NY 10065

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Surgery, Neurological
Specialties
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgery
Expertise
  • Benign Tumor of Spinal Cord
  • Malignant Tumor of Spinal Cord
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
  • Herniated Cervical Disc
  • Herniated Disc, Cervical
  • Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Deformity
  • Spondylisthesis
  • Stenosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Surgery

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 [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • 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 [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.S., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2001
  • B.A., B.S., Stanford University, 1997
  • M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2004

Biography

Titles

Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College

Biography

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

156 William Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038

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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