Matthias A. Karajannis, MD

  • Specialties: Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatrics
  • Languages: English, French, German
  • Phone: 212-263-9959

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

brain tumor, spinal cord tumor, brain cancer, neurofibromatosis, glioma, astrocytoma, medulloblastoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET), acoustic neuroma, meningioma, pineal tumor, malignant schwannoma, pituitary tumor, choroid plexus papilloma, childhood cancer
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  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics, 2010
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, 2006
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Ketteriing Cancer Center, Pediatrics(Hemo/Onc), 2005
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2002
  • MD from Free University - Berlin, 1997

Locations and Appointments

61 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UPN Elite
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
Stephen D. Hassenfeld Childrens Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

160 East 32nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-9959

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My Research


  • Genomic and Epigenetic Landscape of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy [Meeting Abstract]

    Faustin, Arline; Kannan, Kasthuri; Friedman, Daniel; Shroff, Seema; Thomas, Cheddhi; Karajannis, Matthias; Heguy, Adriana; Serrano, Jonathan; Wisniewski, Thomas; Zagzag, David; Devinsky, Orrin; Snuderl, Matija
    Journal of neuropathology & experimental neurology. 2015 JUN. 74 (6): 589-589

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors: Innovative Genomic Information Is Transforming the Diagnostic and Clinical Landscape

    Gajjar, Amar; Bowers, Daniel C; Karajannis, Matthias A; Leary, Sarah; Witt, Hendrik; Gottardo, Nicholas G
    Journal of clinical oncology. 2015 Aug. 2986-2998

  • Neurofibromatosis-related tumors: emerging biology and therapies

    Karajannis, Matthias A; Ferner, Rosalie E
    Current opinion in pediatrics. 2015 Feb. 27 (1): 26-33

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