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Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult & Pediatric)

This provider accepts new patients

Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

Carl Bazil completed his undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, followed by a combined MD/Ph.D. program at Emory University, with a doctorate in pharmacology. He was a resident and chief resident in Neurology at New York University, and completed his fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG at the Neurological Institute of New York.

He was then Assistant Professor of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Since 1996, he has been an attending neurologist at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He is the Director of the Epilepsy and Sleep Division of the Department of Neurology, and of the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. 

Besides clinical care of patients with sleep disorders and epilepsy, his research interests include the pharmacology of sleep disorders and the impact of sleep disorders on neurological diseases.

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Areas of Expertise

  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Epilepsy

Education & Training

  • Emory University School of Medicine, GA
  • Internship: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

  • Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    Floor: 7
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (646) 426-3876
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (646) 426-3876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-1450
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Suite: 380
    New York, NY 10019
    Phone:
    (646) 426-3876
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (646) 426-3876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-1450

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult and Pediatric)
  • Sleep Disorders Center

Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Contact Info

Past Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    August 1995 - September 1996
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University
  • Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University

Committees / Societies / Memberships

American Epilepsy Society

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American Neurological Association