General Neurology at The Mount Sinai Hospital

The neurologists in the Division of General Neurology at The Mount Sinai Hospital have extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of the numerous and diverse diseases and conditions affecting the brain, nerves, and spine.

Diagnosing Neurological Conditions

Patients come to the neurologists in the Division of General Neurology seeking diagnosis and treatment for a variety of symptoms including:

  • Bladder or bowel problems
  • Convulsions
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Episodes of confusion
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Facial pain
  • Faintness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Jerks, tics, or twitches
  • Lack of coordination
  • Lack of taste or smell
  • Low back/neck pain
  • Memory loss
  • Muscle cramps or spasms
  • Neck stiffness or twisting  
  • Nerve pain
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Passing out
  • Sleep problems
  • Slowness or stiffness of movement
  • Speech or swallowing difficulties
  • Tremor or shaking
  • Unexplained weakness
  • Vision problems

Physicians and other health care professionals refer patients to our Division if they have diagnosed a patient with a neurologic disorder or if they are seeking a confirmation of diagnosis. A partial list of these disorders includes:

  • ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease                  
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Ataxia                                                     
  • Bell’s palsy                                          
  • Brain and spinal injury
  • Brain and spinal tumors                           
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cerebral aneurysm                               
  • Chiari malformation                             
  • Chorea
  • Chronic pain                                        
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Cranial arteritis
  • Dystonia                                              
  • Encephalitis                                         
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential tremor                                   
  • Fabry’s disease                                   
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome           
  • Hemi-facial spasm                               
  • Huntington’s disease                 
  • Ménière’s disease
  • Migraine and other headaches              
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Neurofibromatosis                               
  • Neuropathy                                
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia                        
  • Post-polio syndrome                           
  • Restless legs syndrome                          
  • Shingles                                               
  • Spasticity                                           
  • Stroke/TIA                                          
  • Tardive dyskinesia                               
  • Tics and Tourette syndrome                
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Wilson’s disease                                  

Comprehensive Care

The neurologists in the Division of General Neurology collaborate with other physicians within or outside the Mount Sinai Health System to create personalized, expert, and comprehensive treatment plans for each patient.

When appropriate, patients may be referred to other specialists, but many patients elect to continue with the neurologists in the Division of General Neurology, where they can be managed for multiple issues. Referral for diagnostic testing, clinical trials, or to other specialists is always an option, if required.

Staff

Contact Us

Division of General Neurology
Phone: 212-241-7076
Fax: 212-241-2542

5 East 98th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10029