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John Boockvar, M.D.

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John Boockvar, M.D.
John Boockvar, M.D.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Neurological Surgery (Board Certified)
More Specialties
Surgery, Neurological (Board Certified)
Medical School - State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
Internship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Areas of expertise
Acoustic Neuroma
Cervical Disc Herniation
Acoustic Neuroma
Brain Cancer
Brain Tumor
Brain Metastases
Pituitary Disease
Glioblastoma Multiforme
Skull Base Surgery
Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Neurosurgery
Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Tumors
Microsurgery of the Spine
Pituitary Surgery
Spinal Surgery
Pituitary Neoplasm
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Brain Stem Glioma
Spinal Stenosis
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
Endoscopic Intracranial Surgery
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Insurance and Plan Participation (company [type/s])
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

AETNA [HMO, PPO, Medicare, POS]
Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO, PPO, EPO, Mediblue (Senior)]
Fidelis Care
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, POS, PPO]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
United Health Care
Indicates that the physician is no longer accepting NEW patients under that plan. Current patients covered under that plan and patients covered by other plans continue to be seen and accepted with full benefit of coverage.


Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Starr Pavilion, 651
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212.746.1996
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
1305 York Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212.746.1996
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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