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Multiple Sclerosis Research Center
1305 York Avenue , 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0390
Call
(646) 962-9800
Multiple Sclerosis Research Center
156 William Street , 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Fax
(646) 962-0390
Call
(646) 962-9800

Personal Statement

Dr. Kaunzner has an interest in autoimmune disorders of the nervous system and specializes in evaluation and management of patients with Multiple Sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory disorders. She is also actively involved in conducting translational research at the imaging center of the Judith Jaffe MS Center of Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Kaunzner is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

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

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Feil Family Clinical Scholar in Multiple Sclerosis I
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Friedrich Schiller University (Germany), 2008
  • M.D., Friedrich Schiller University Faculty of Medicine (Germany), 2006

Honors & Awards

best Mentorship for Medical Students

Neurology Resident Award for Outstanding Teaching

AAN Fellow Scholarship

Biography

Dr. Kaunzner is an Instructor in Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Neurologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. She is also a supervising attending neurologist at the New York-Presbyterian Resident Multiple Sclerosis Clinic.

Dr. Kaunzner studied medicine in Jena and Paris, and received her medical degree from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany. She then continued her postdoctoral training in Neuroinflammation/Neuroimmunity at the Rockefeller University, New York. After her Internship and Neurology residency at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, she completed a fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroinflammation at the Judith Jaffe MS Center of Weill-Cornell Medicine.  

Dr. Kaunzner is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Kaunzner welcomes patients at the following locations:

1305 York Avenue

10021 New York

and

156 William Street

New York, NY 10038