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Lawrence S. Honig, MD, PhD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Clinical Expertise

  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Memory Disorder

Specialties

Education & Training

  • University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine

About Lawrence Honig

Lawrence Honig, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York, NY), in the Department of Neurology (Division of Aging and Dementia), Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center. He is Director of the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia University.

Dr. Honig obtained his MD medical degree from the University of Miami (Miami, Florida), and his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, California). He underwent postgraduate internship in Medicine and residency in Neurology training at Stanford University Medical Center (California). He served on the faculty of the Neurology departments at Stanford University Medical Center, and then at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, prior to his arrival at Columbia University in the year 2000. His research interests are in Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and other disorders of nervous system aging and degeneration. In addition to directing the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia University, he conducts a number of clinical drug study trials, and also engages in clinical patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and at the Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavioral Disorders, in the Neurological Institute.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
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Research

Dr. Honig's research interests are in Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and other disorders of nervous system aging and degeneration. In addition to directing the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia University, he conducts a number of clinical drug study trials, and also engages in clinical patient care at New York Presbyterian Hospital and at the Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavioral Disorders, in the Neurological Institute.