Rajiv Magge, M.D.
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Rajiv Magge, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement


Dr. Rajiv Magge is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Neurologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Magge specializes in neuro-oncology and is part of the Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center, providing care for patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors, and neurologic complications of cancer. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Neuro-Oncology), while being an active member of the Society for Neuro-Oncology and the American Academy of Neurology.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Neurology
  • Neuro-Oncology


  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Metastases
  • Meningioma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • CNS Lymphoma
  • Glioma
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Multiple Meningiomas of Spine and Brain
  • Pontine Glioma
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Ependymoma



Dr. Magge graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He then completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, a residency in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and a fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the WCMC/NYP faculty in 2015. 

Dr. Magge serves as principal investigator or co-investigator of several clinical trials, and has published extensively regarding primary brain tumors such as glioblastoma and meningiomas, neurotoxicity of chemotherapies, and tumor imaging. Additionally, he is the Neurology representative on the WCM General Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC). As a Co-Editor, he helped publish the textbook "Central Nervous System Metastases- Diagnosis and Treatment," released by Springer Nature in 2020.

He also plays significant roles in medical student and trainee education, serving as the Neurology Clerkship Director for the medical school as well as Associate Program Director of the NYP Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at NYP/WCM/CUIMC. Dr. Magge was selected for the NYP LEAD Academy (Leadership Education and Development for Physicians), receiving strategic management and health policy training at Columbia Business School and the Mailman School of Public Health. Nationally, he serves as a member of the AAN Neuro-Oncology Section and the Alliance Neuro-Oncology Committee.






Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship (7/2007- 6/2008)


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Neuro-Oncology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, 2003


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported