Alexander Frolov, MD

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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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

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

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurology