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Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

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

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

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:
    (212) 305-1742
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-1742
    Fax:
    (212) 305-1450
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Suite: 380
    New York, NY 10019
    Phone:
    (212) 305-1742
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-1742
    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]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid 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]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-1742

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

NIH Grants

  • A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, CROSSOVER STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF PERAMPANEL ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP IN SUBJECTS WITH INSOMNIA AND PARTIAL ONSET SEIZURES (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Jan 6 2015 - Jan 6 2020

    CONSOLIDATION OF MOTOR SKILLS AND SLEEP HOMEOSTASIS IN PARKINSON S DISEASE (Federal Gov)

    Feb 1 2008 - Jan 31 2013

    A PILOT, PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED STUDY ON THE EFFICACY OF SL EEP INTERVENTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF SLEEP ARCHITE (Private)

    Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2012

    SEPRACOR--ESRC118 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Oct 26 2007 - Apr 30 2012

    EFFECTS OF PREGABALIN ON INSOMNIA IN PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Mar 9 2007 - Nov 30 2011