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NYU Langone Provider

Harold J. Weinberg, MD, PhD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Treats: Adults
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7744
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My interest in science and technology started when I joined a ham radio club in junior high school. Years later, I was introduced to neurology during a summer internship working with a multiple sclerosis researcher; I realized that no area of the body is more interesting than the nervous system and the brain. That led to my decision to become a neurologist.

I manage headache, herniated discs in the lower back and neck, and difficulty walking due to Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. I also see patients who have nerve dysfunction, which is known as neuropathy. Some of my patients have memory loss, which can range from mild cognitive impairment to dementia.

To determine whether a patient has a neurological condition, I ask about their medical history and perform a detailed neurological exam, which may involve testing their reflexes, coordination, and balance. I may recommend imaging studies or electrodiagnostic testing, such as electromyography, to identify the cause of the problem. Then, I may prescribe medication and physical therapy.

When necessary, I refer patients to my colleagues for certain conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease or epilepsy.

I strive to spend time with patients, so I can learn about their condition and answer as many questions as possible. I also explain the results of tests in terms that are easy to understand. When appropriate, I allow patients to choose whether they want treatment for a condition. Unless their condition affects their quality of life, treatment may not always be necessary.

I enjoy interacting with people and making diagnoses. Some of my patients have been seeing me for 30 years, and I enjoy catching up with them.

I have been recognized in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors® and the “Top Doctors” series for the New York metro area. I have also been included in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” and the New York Super Doctors directory.

Conditions and Treatments

  • abnormal gait
  • abnormal sensation
  • alzheimer's disease
  • back pain
  • back problem
  • balance disorders
  • bell's palsy
  • brachial plexus injuries
  • brain aneurysm
  • brain bleeding
  • brain injury
  • brain tumor
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • charcot marie tooth disease
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
  • cognitive disorder
  • cognitive impairment
  • compression injury of nerve
  • degenerative disc disease
  • dementia
  • dystonia
  • epilepsy & seizure disorders
  • essential tremor
  • facial nerve paralysis
  • facial pain
  • fainting
  • frontotemporal dementia
  • guillain-barré syndrome (gbs)
  • headache
  • hemifacial spasm
  • hydrocephalus
  • inflammation of the skeletal muscle
  • lower back pain
  • mal de debarquement
  • memory disorder
  • memory loss
  • meningioma
  • migraine
  • myasthenia gravis
  • neck pain
  • neuromuscular disorder
  • neuropathy
  • numbness
  • parkinson's disease
  • periodic limb movement disorder
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • sciatica
  • sleep related movement disorder
  • spasticity
  • speech disorder
  • spinal stenosis
  • stroke
  • syringomyelia
  • syrinx
  • tic disorder
  • tingling
  • transient ischemic attack
  • traumatic brain injury
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • unspecified brain disease
  • vertigo
  • vestibular migraine

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 1983
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Neuromuscular Diseases, 1982
  • Residency, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1981
  • MD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1978
  • PhD from Albert Einstein College of Med, 1978

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna Open Access EPO
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Plan
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
    • Nippon Life-Aetna
    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Anthem BCBS CT HMO
    • Anthem BCBS CT PPO
    • Anthem BCBS CT Pathway HMO
    • Anthem BCBS CT Pathway PPO
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access PPO Large Group
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO (LICH Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS Florida Blue Care HMO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Options PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Select
    • BCBS Florida MyBlue HMO
    • BCBS Florida Simply Blue
    • BCBS Florida Traditional PPC
    • BCBS HMO
    • BCBS Indemnity
    • BCBS Local 32BJ Employees
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare HMO
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS Mediblue Select HMO/Extra HMO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (LICH Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO/EPO Small Group
    • New York Hotel Trades
  • Cigna
    • Apwu Health Plan
    • Cigna - Humana
    • Cigna Great West PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna Managed Care/POS
    • Cigna Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna NALC
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access PPO
    • Cigna Oscar
    • Cigna PPO
    • Cigna Premier Plus
    • Great West HMO
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • MVP-Cigna Network
    • Wellfleet-NYU Student
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Bridge
    • Connecticare Commercial
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Bronze Small Group
    • Emblem Select Care EPO
    • Emblem Select Care Gold Small Group
    • Emblem Select Care HMO
    • Emblem Select Care PPO
    • Emblem Select Care Platinum Small Group
    • Emblem Select Care Silver Small Group
  • GHI
    • GHI HMO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
  • HIP
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Bridge
    • HIP Child Health Plus
    • HIP EPO
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicare Supplement
    • HIP POS
    • HIP PPO
    • HIP Prime Basic Exchange
    • HIP Prime Bronze
    • HIP Prime Bronze Exchange
    • HIP Prime Catastrophic Exchange
    • HIP Prime Gold
    • HIP Prime Gold Exchange
    • HIP Prime Platinum
    • HIP Prime Platinum Exchange
    • HIP Prime Silver
    • HIP Prime Silver Exchange
    • HIP VIP Medicare Bold
    • HIP VIP Medicare Prime
    • Vytra HMO
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part A and B
    • Medicare Part B
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan, Excelsior Plan, NY Student Employee Health Plan
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • Sedgwick WTC
    • World Trade Center - Sedgwick
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Bind Benefits inc
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • Unite Healthcare (NY University Care Plan)
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare All Savers
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Simon
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Golden Rule Insurance
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Student Resources (NYU)
    • United Healthcare Value, Advantage and HDHP (New York University employees)
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice (NY Power Authority Employees)
  • VA Community Care Network
    • VA CCN Optum
  • WTC Health Program
    • NY Fire Department - WTC
    • WTC Health Program
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NYU Langone Neurology Associates

222 East 41st Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017

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222 East 41st Street

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