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Teri N. Kreisl, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Teri N. Kreisl, MD

Dr. Teri N. Kreisl earned her medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She was Chief Resident of her neurology program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, then completed fellowship subspecialty training in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Subsequently, Dr. Kreisl joined the Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB) of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute where she was a Tenure Track Clinical Investigator with a research focus on molecular imaging in brain tumors. Dr. Kreisl also served as Fellowship Director and Medical Director for the NOB.

She has experience as Principal Investigator for numerous phase I and II clinical trials for the treatment of primary brain tumors, and will continue similar research efforts with the Division of Neuro-oncology at Columbia University.

Primary brain tumors, metastatic disease affecting the central nervous system, lumbar puncture.

Dr. Teri N. Kreisl earned her medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She was Chief Resident of her neurology program at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, then completed fellowship subspecialty training in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 

Subsequently, Dr. Kreisl joined the Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB) of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute where she was a Tenure Track Clinical Investigator with a research focus on molecular imaging in brain tumors. 

Dr. Kreisl also served as Fellowship Director and Medical Director for the NOB.  She has experience as Principal Investigator for numerous phase I and II clinical trials for the treatment of primary brain tumors, and will continue similar research efforts with the Division of Neuro-oncology at Columbia University.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Neuro-oncology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Cancer Care
  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Metastases
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Carcinomatous meningitis
  • Chordoma
  • Choroid Plexus Carcinoma
  • Choroid Plexus Papilloma
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Leptomeningeal metastases
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mixed Glioma
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Oligoastrocytoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Second Opinion

Education & Training

  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Locations

  • Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 342-0571
  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    Suite: W100
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    Phone:
    (914) 366-4200
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (914) 366-4200

Centers/Institutes/Programs

  • Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Practices And Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

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, Compass (Exchange), 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]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 342-0571

NIH Grants

  • METIS: PIVOTAL, OPEN-LABEL, RANDOMIZED STUDY OF RADIOSURGERY WITH OR WITHOUT TUMOR TREATING FIELDS (TTFIELDS) FOR 1-10 BRAIN METASTASES FROM NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER (NSCLC). (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Mar 24 2017 - Mar 24 2022

    CYTOCHROME C OXIDASE: BIOMARKER IN NEWLY DIAG (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2016 - Jun 30 2020