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:
- Movement disorders
Brian Harris Kopell, MD
Center for Neuromodulation Co-Director
Dr. Kopell specializes in deep brain stimulation and other neuroaugmentative and ablative procedures. He is also the Co-Director of the Center for Neuromodulation with Barbara Kelly Changizi, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology.
Barbara Kelly Changizi, MD
Co-Director of the Center for Neuromodulation
Dr. Changizi provides expertise on deep brain stimulation as a treatment for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
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.
Center for Neuromodulation
1468 Madison Avenue
8th Floor Room 40
New York, NY 10029