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Dr. Karen Blitz-Shabbir MD, DO 
General Practice - Female
NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn
263 7th Avenue Suite 4A
Brooklyn, NY 11215
 NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn - Park Slope
 (718) 246-8614
 kab9238@nyp.org
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DOCTOR SUMMARY
 Specialties
 Degrees
Medical Doctor - MD
Doctor of Osteopathy - DO
 Spoken Languages
English
 Years of Experience
N/A
 Location Hours
Mon: 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Tue: 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Thu: 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Fri: closed
Sat: closed
Sun: closed
 Insurances Accepted
1199 National Benefit Fund
Aetna
Affinity
Agewell Medicare
Amerigroup
Amerigroup NJ
Amida Care
Amida Care Medicaid, HARP
Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Connecticare
Elderplan
Emblem Health GHI
EmblemHealth HIP
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid; HARP
Fidalis
Fidelis Care
Healthcare Partners
Healthcare Partners Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare
Healthfirst
Healthfirst Child Health Plus
Healthfirst Essential 1-4
Healthfirst Exchange
Healthfirst Medicaid, HARP
Healthfirst Medicare
Magnacare Commercial
Medicaid
Medicare
Multiplan
Oxford
Oxford Freedom/ Garden State
Oxford Liberty
Oxford Medicare Advantage
Oxford Metro
Oxford Mosaic
Pacificare PPO
The Empire Plan
Unicare
United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
United Health Care
UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
VNSNY CHOICE
VNSNY CHOICE Medicaid, HARP
VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
WellCare
WellCare CHP
WellCare American Progressive Life
WellCare Medicaid, HARP
WellCare Medicare
WellCare MTLC
 Message
Karen Blitz, DO, is a neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn and the director of the M.S. program at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She specializes in the treatment and management of patients with multiple sclerosis and has a special interest in neurorehabilitation.

Dr. Blitz evaluates patients with neurological disorders to develop treatment plans to optimize function and mobility. She recommends early treatment, risk factor modification, and symptom management for patients with neurological conditions, and prescribes proper rehabilitation strategies whenever possible. Her goal is to optimize her patients’ health and wellness.

Dr. Blitz is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Neurorehabilitation, and the New York State Consortium of M.S. Centers. She has received recognition for her work by the American Medical Women’s Association and is a member of the clinical advisory committee for the Long Island Chapter of the National M.S. Society. Dr. Blitz has published her research in medical journals and presented her work at national medical meetings.

After graduating from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Blitz served her internship at Winthrop University Hospital. She completed her residency in neurology at Nassau County Medical Center, where she was chief resident in her final year and served her fellowship in neurorehabilitation at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Medical Center, where she later served as a neurology attending at the M.S. Care Center.

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