Meet Our Team

Patients benefit from the expertise of highly skilled physicians but also from our multidisciplinary approach to care. The program has a multidisciplinary team that closely collaborates to provide the best treatment and care to restore lost neurological function and prevent further decline.

The Center for Neuromodulation is a collaborative effort among the following Mount Sinai service areas:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry

Brian Harris Kopell, MD 
Director, Center for Neuromodulation 
Dr. Kopell specializes in deep brain stimulation and other neuroaugmentative and ablative procedures.

Steven J. Frucht, MD
Director, Movement Disorders Neurology Program 
Dr. Frucht is a renowned expert in hyperkinetic movement disorders.

Catherine Cho, MD
Assistant Professor Neurology
Dr. Cho is an expert in botulinum toxin injections for movement disorders and spasticity, and deep brain stimulation.

Wayne Goodman, MD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Goodman has helped pioneer the use of deep brain stimulation to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, the most recently approved indication for this type of surgery.

Lawrence Epstein, MD
Associate Director of the Division of Pain Management and Director of Outpatient Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology
Dr. Epstein is a pain management physician specializing in stimulators and pumps for chronic pain conditions.

Lisa Linares, NP
Lisa is a nurse practitioner who specializes in surgical care and neuroscience.

Elenita Sambat
Elenita is the medical secretary who manages the daily operations of the Center for Neuromodulation.


Contact Us

Center for Neuromodulation
Tel: 212-241-0050

1468 Madison Avenue
Annenberg Building
8th Floor Room 40
New York, NY 10029