Ulrike W. Kaunzner, MD, PhD


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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.

Biographical Info

Dr. Kaunzner is Assistant Professor  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


156 William Street

New York, NY 10038






Honors and Awards

best Mentorship for Medical Students

Neurology Resident Award for Outstanding Teaching

AAN Fellow Scholarship

Clinical Expertise
Multiple Sclerosis
General Neurology
Optic Neuritis
Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Ph.D.
    Friedrich Schiller University (Germany)
  • M.D.
    Friedrich Schiller University Faculty of Medicine (Germany)
  • Assistant Attending Neurologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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