Gender: Male
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Personal Statement

Dr. Forgács is an academic neurologist and epileptologist with a life-long goal to provide excellent medical care to patients suffering from neurological diseases, including specialized care for patients with epilepsy. His research interests also include development of improved diagnostic methods and new treatment modalities for patients affected by severe acute (patients in intensive care units) and chronic injuries of the nervous system using advanced analytical methods of the electrical brain activity (i.e. EEG neuro-monitoring). Dr. Forgács is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Attending Physician at the Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation at the Center for Clinical and Translation Science at The Rockefeller University and an Associate Attending Physician at The Rockefeller University Hospital.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Epilepsy

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
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.S., The Rockefeller University, 2014
  • M.D., Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged (Hungary), 2001


Dr. Forgács received his MD from the University of Szeged, Hungary (Summa cum Laude). He completed his Medicine Internship and Neurology Residency at the Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and his Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship at the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also finished a Research Fellowship and received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Investigation from The Rockefeller University. Dr. Forgács holds dual board certification in Neurology and in Epilepsy by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.