- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
- Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Shetreat-Klein is particularly interested in the use of electrodiagnostic techniques such as EMG and NCS to diagnose and evaluate pain, weakness and sensory loss in conditions such as radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and brachial plexopathies. In addition to his outpatient practice, Dr. Shetreat-Klein is currently serving as an attending physician on the inpatient Spinal Cord Unit, and provides consultation services to patients throughout the Medical Center.
Dr. Avniel Shetreat-Klein graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College in 1994 and entered the MD/Ph.D. program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Shetreat-Klein's graduate thesis explored mechanisms by which sensory input can directly affect centrally generated motor output. Explorations of these basic neural mechanisms have the potential to influence future research into therapies for neurological recovery. After receiving his MD and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology, he continued on to residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai, where he served as Chief Resident in the final year of his training.
American Board of Preventive Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Cauda Equina Syndrome
- Central Cord Syndrome
- Difficulty Walking
- Quadriplegia And Paraplegia
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Spinal Disorders
- Wheelchair Evaluations
MD/PHD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Sound Shore Medical Ctr(CLOSED)
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Mount Sinai Hospital
Betesh N, Shetreat-Klein A, Stein A, Ragnarsson K, Bryce T, editors. Common Problems in Rehabilitation Medicine: Spinal Cord Injury. New York, Humana Press; ppIn prep.
Tekmsyter G, Shetreat-Klein AN. Preventative Medicine in Adults with Neurologic Disability. In: Cristian A, editor. Management of Medical Problems in Adults with Neurologic Disability. New York, Demos Medical Publishing; ppin press.
*Brown R, *Shetreat-Klein AN, Visco A, Herrera JE. Botox for Back Pain. In: Cooper G, editor. Current Applications of Botox. New York, Humana Press ;.
Shetreat-Klein AN, Cropper EC. Afferent-induced changes in feeding motor programs in Aplysia. Journal of Neurophysiology 2004; 92(4): 2312-2322.
Cropper EC, Evans CG, Jing J, Klein A, Proekt A, Romero A, Rosen SC. Regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia. Acta Biologica Hungarica 2004; 55(1-4): 211-220.
Klein AN. Sensory modification of the feeding motor program in Aplysia. Doctoral dissertation. Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Mt Sinai School of Medicine of New York University 2002;.
Klein AN, Weiss KR, Cropper EC. Glutamate is the fast excitatory neurotransmitter of small cardioactive peptide- containing Aplysia radula mechanoafferent neuron B21. Neuroscience Letters 2000; 289(1): 37-40.
Dai M, Klein A, Cohen B, Raphan T. Model-based study of the human cupular time constant. Journal of Vestibular Research 1999; 9(4).
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Dr.Shetreat-Klein did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2016 and/or 2017: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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