Comprehensive
Neurofibromatosis Clinic  

Overview

The Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Clinic, directed by Kaleb Yohay, MD, is a multidisciplinary medical clinic that provides care to individuals living with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) and Schwannomatosis. We offer care for both children and adults, and all of our patients are followed with a strong focus on the integration of care with patient needs, their families and the other physicians involved in providing medical care. Our clinic offers a welcoming environment in which we encourage questions and aim to ensure all of our patients' needs are being met.

The Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Clinic is recognized by the Children's Tumor Foundation -- the largest national Neurofibromatosis organization -- as an affiliate clinic. This distinction is given to those clinics that provide outstanding medical care to patients with Neurofibromatosis as well as foster research, expand public awareness, and provide support for patients and their families as part of their clinical responsibilities.

Leading experts and collaboration across specialties in addition to our expertise at Weill Cornell, we collaborate with specialists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Hospital for Special Surgery who are experienced in the care of individuals living with Neurofibromatosis. Our partners include current leaders in their respective fields in the following specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Child Development
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery

Meet our Director

Director Kaleb Yohay, MD is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Child Neurology. He graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed residencies in Pediatrics and Neurology at Johns Hopkins University. While at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Yohay he became interested in the care of individuals living with Neurofibromatosis and in the care of children with brain tumors, which continue to be his main clinical interests. In addition, he conducts scientific research on the impact of radiation and the development of brain tumors. Before arriving at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Yohay co-directed the Johns Hopkins Neurofibromatosis Clinic. Since that time, he has been an advocate in the Neurofibromatosis community and routinely provides educational lectures to both health professionals and communities. He has published numerous papers on Neurofibromatosis in academic journals. In addition, he is actively involved with the Children's Tumor Foundation and their research efforts.

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Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Clinic
NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Center
for Children's Health
505 East 70th Street
Helmsley Tower, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-3278
Fax: (212) 746-8137
Email: cornellnf@med.cornell.edu