The Alan and Barbara Milken Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel is recognized as a leader in adult and pediatric neurology. With Stephen N Scelsa at the helm, our team of highly trained neurologists is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders and diseases of the nervous system, including epilepsy, neuromuscular disease, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, and stroke.
We work in partnership with our ambulatory Neurology practice located at Mount Sinai-Union Square. Collaboration is at the heart of our superb clinical care, which attracts patients throughout the country to our Department as well as our three Neurology Centers of Excellence specializing in dystonia, Parkinson’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Our multidisciplinary approach means a neurologist, neurosurgeon, speech therapist, neuropsychiatrist, physical or occupational therapist, and social worker all come together to address every aspect of each patient’s neurological condition.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel is designated as a Center of Excellence by the Parkinson’s Foundation, specialized team of neurologists, movement disorder specialists, physical and occupational therapists, mental health professionals and others who are up-to-date on the latest Parkinson's disease medications, therapies, and research to provide the best care.
Our Department’s physicians are also at the forefront of neurological research, giving our patients access to clinical trials as part of our overall commitment to making sure you receive the best available care.
The Mount Sinai Beth Israel Stroke Center is a NY State DOH-certified Stroke Center and recognized by the American Heart Association for performance achievement in the Get With the Guidelines® Stroke quality improvement program, receiving for several consecutive years both the Gold Plus and Target Stroke honor Roll Elite Plus awards for providing quality stroke care. Mount Sinai Beth Israel Stroke Center is the only stroke center performing acute stroke emergency thrombectomy treatment in lower Manhattan. Our center is dedicated to our community in striving to provide up-to-date and timely acute treatments while also assisting in stroke recovery and educating both our patients and the public regarding the prevention of stroke.