Alexander Frolov, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Alexander Frolov, MD

Dr. Frolov was born in Russia and lived for a time in Israel, but has been in the US since age 9. He received a BS in biology and BA in philosophy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He then completed his medical training with an MD from the McGovern Medical School in Houston, where he also stayed for internship in internal medicine. He spent his PGY2 year of neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver, but thereafter transferred to be with his wife in the Bay Area, finishing the adult neurology residency program at Stanford University. He then stayed on at Stanford for a clinical fellowship in behavioral neurology. Dr. Frolov will see patients through both the Multispecialty Neurology and Aging and Dementia divisions, and has an interest in Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers, medical education, neuroethics, and medical humanities.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Aging and Dementia
    Division of Multispecialty Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurology
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dementia
  • General Neurology
  • Memory Disorder
  • Parkinson's Dementia

Education and Training

  • MD Doctor of Medicine , 2014 McGovern Medical School
  • 2014 University of Texas at Houston
  • Internship: 2015 McGovern Medical School
  • Residency: 2016 University of Colorado / School of Medicine
  • Residency: 2018 Stanford University / School of Medicine
  • Residency: 2018 Stanford University
  • Fellowship: 2019 Stanford University / School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: 2019 Stanford University


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6876
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6876

Insurance Programs

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  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-6876