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Karen Blitz, DO

Director, Neurorehabilitation
Glen Cove Hospital
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center
Facilitator, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Office Locations
Multiple Sclerosis Center
801 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, NY 11554
Phone: (516) 393-8936
Fax: (516) 393-8981

Glen Cove Hospital
101 St. Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone: (516) 674-7500
Fax: (516) 674-5008

Special Interests

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Gait Analysis

Medical Education

  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, 1989


  • Internal Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, 1989-1990


  • Neurology, Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, 1990-1993


  • Neurorehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases/New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 1993-1994

Board Certifications

  • Neurology, 1996


  • New York State Consortium of MS Centers
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Society of Neurorehabilitation
  • Professional Advisory Committee, Long Island Chapter of National MS Society (NMSS)

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 1994

View Dr. Karen Blitz's full curriculum vitae.

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