Language: English
Gender: Male
Pediatric Neurology
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (212) 746-3278 | F: (212) 746-8137
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(212) 746-3278

Personal Statement


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Board Certifications
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Pediatrics
  • Child Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Headache

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 Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1972



Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Engel is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Neurology and Director of the Clinical Service at Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. 
After receiving his MD from the University of Chicago, Dr. Engel trained in Pediatrics and Adult Neurology at Yale New Haven Medical Cente, where he completed his residency in pediatrics.  He went on to complete a fellowship in Adult Neurology at Yale New Haven Medical Center and another fellowship in Child Neurology at the Neurologic Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.  He has previously been on faculty at Columbia and Yale, and was Director of Neurology at Blythedale Children's Hospital.  He is Board Certified in Neurology (with special competence in Child Neurology), Pediatrics, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.