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NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center offers personalized and compassionate care for children and adults with neurofibromatosis (NF) types 1 and 2 and schwannomatosis. These disorders can cause tumors, which are usually benign, to form on nerves.

Neuro-oncologist Dr. Kaleb Yohay Examines Pediatric Patient

Our team of specialists is committed to researching better and safer treatments for people with neurofibromatosis.

These conditions can affect many parts of the body. Because of this, we have put together a team of specialists to address the challenges our patients may experience. These specialists are part of the world-class team at NYU Langone Medical Center.

We are committed to researching better and safer treatments for people with NF. We lead clinical trials for NF, and are the only New York member of the Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium. We have received the Affiliate Clinic designation from the Children’s Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to ending NF through research.

Make an Appointment

We have two nurse coordinators dedicated to helping patients and their families coordinate the care they need.

To schedule an appointment, please contact our nurse coordinators, Carole Mitchell, MS, RN, or Celia Engelson, MS, FNP, at 212-263-9695. If you are hearing impaired, please email or

Our nurse coordinators discuss your needs by phone or email and determine which of our doctors best matches your specific condition and concerns. All prior imaging and medical records are requested. A social worker may contact you to assist with any special needs you may have. 

Your First Appointment

At your first appointment, a detailed physical and neurological exam is performed and all previous records and tests are reviewed. Depending on your diagnosis, we may recommend additional tests, such as imaging studies and genetic testing.

The results of these tests will help determine the care plan that is best for you. Other NYU Langone experts—including behavioral and learning specialists, geneticists, neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, audiologists, plastic surgeons, and ear, nose, and throat specialists (also known as otolaryngologists)—may assist in your care.

Learn more about our approach to neurofibromatosis treatment.

More About Our Center

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Our world-class team treats children and adults with neurofibromatosis 1 and 2 and schwannomatosis.

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Our Team

Doctors at the Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center come from a range of specialties including oncology, neurosurgery, and otolaryngology.

Meet Our Doctors

Our Leadership

  • Kaleb H. Yohay, MD
    Director | Pediatric Neurology, Neurology

    Dr. Yohay is a pediatric neurologist who has more than a decade of experience specializing in the care of adults and children with NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis.

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Plan Your Visit

Our Locations

Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center

160 East 32nd Street
Level L3 Medical, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center—Ambulatory Care Center East 38th Street

240 East 38th Street
20th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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