Adult Neurology Staff

General Neurology
Ann L. Hunt, DO
Clinical Expertise: General Neurology, Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6038

Howard S. Maker, MD
Clinical Expertise: General Neurology, Headache, Fibromyalgia
(212) 844-8489

DeWitt D. Pyburn, MD
Clinical Expertise: General Neurology, Stroke
(212) 420-2228

Rivka Sachdev, MD
Clinical Expertise:  General Neurology, Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6664

Debra Shabas, MD
Clinical Expertise:  General Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis
(212) 844-6377

Adult Epilepsy
Jeffrey Cohen, MD, PhD, Chief
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Atypical Facial Pain, Headache, Sleep Disorders
(212) 844-6111

Weiyi Gao, MD
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Clinical Neurophysiology, Headache, General Neurology
(212) 844-6354

Kyusang S. Lee, MD
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Clinical Neurophysiology, Headache, General Neurology
(212) 844-8489

Neuromuscular Disorders and ALS
Stephen N. Scelsa, MD, Director
Clinical Expertise: EMG/Neuromuscular Disorders, Radiculopathy, Entrapment Neuropathies, ALS, Polyneuropathy, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathy
(212) 844-8490

Daniel J. MacGowan, MD, MRCPI, Co-Director, Neuromuscular Disease and ALS Center

Clinical Expertise: EMG/Neuromuscular Diseases, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neuropathy, Myopathy, ALS, Myasthenia Gravis
(212) 844-8497

Neuro-Oncology
Rebecca Fisher, MD
Clinical Expertise: Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors; Leptomeningeal Disease; Neurological Complications of Cancer
(212) 844-6444

Neuro-Ophthalmology
Mark J. Kupersmith, MD, Chief
Clinical Expertise: Brain AVM and Aneurysms, Optic Nerve Disorders, MS and Brain Tumor-Related Visual Disturbances, Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, Intracranial Hypertension
(212) 636-3200

Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology
Mark S. Groves, MD
Clinical Expertise: Movement Disorders/Neuropsychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
(212) 844-8477

Christina Palmese, PhD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Memory Disorders, Adults, Children
(212) 844-8483

Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders
Susan B. Bressman, MD, Chief
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Ataxia, Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-8379

Naomi Lubarr, MD
Clinical Expertise: Dystonia, Tics, Chorea, Ataxia, Tremor, Neurotransmitter Diseases, Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6162

Joan Miravite, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Ataxia, Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6134

Rachel J. Saunders-Pullman, MD, MPH
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Tics, Ataxia, Restless Legs, Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-8719

Lawrence Severt, MD, PhD
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson’s Disease, Atypical Parkinsonism, Tremor, Tics, Ataxias, Cognitive/ Behavioral Features of Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6926

Vicki Shanker, MD
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia, Tremor, Ataxia, Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6902

David M. Swope, MD
Clinical Expertise: Parkinson's Disease, Other Movement Disorders
(212) 636-3666

Stroke and Critical Care
Irene Boniece, MD, Chief
Clinical Expertise: Cerebrovascular Disease, Neurocritical Care
(212) 844-1037

Maryna Skliut, MD
Clinical Expertise: Stroke, Cerebrovascular Disease, Neurocritical Care
(212) 844-8496

Pediatric Neurology Staff

General Pediatric Neurology
Walter J. Molofsky, MD, Chief
Clinical Expertise: Seizures, Stroke, Attention Deficit Disorder, Headaches, Muscular Dystrophy
(212) 844-6910

Hillary Ruth Raynes, MD
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Autism/Developmental Disabilities, Spasticity, Cerebral Palsy
(212) 844-6059

Movement Disorders
Naomi Lubarr, MD
Clinical Expertise: Dystonia, Tics, Chorea, Ataxia, Tremor, Neurotransmitter Diseases, Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
(212) 844-6162

Pediatric Epilepsy
Steven M. Wolf, MD, Director
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Headaches, ADHD
(212) 844-6944

Harriet Kang, MD
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Headaches, ADHD
(914) 428-0529

Kevin Khodabakhsh, MD
Clinical Expertise:  Epilepsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Headaches, ADHD, Clinical Neurophysiology
(212) 844-6944

Maite La Vega-Talbott, MD
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Headaches, ADHD, Neuromuscular Disorders
(212) 844-6944

Patricia McGoldrick, NP, MPA
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Headaches, ADHD
(212) 844-6944

Pediatric Neuropsychology

Christina Palmese, PhD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Expertise: Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Memory Disorders, Adults, Children
(212) 844-8483

Contact Us
Mirken Department of
Neurology
Phillips Ambulatory
Care Center
10 Union Square East, Suite 5D
New York, NY 10003

Phone: (212) 844-8888
Fax: (212) 844-8481