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Georges Naasan, MD Email Georges Naasan

Neurology
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    • Positions
    • SENIOR FACULTY | Neurology
    • SENIOR FACULTY | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Center for Cognitive Health 212-241-7076

Georges Naasan, MD is an associate professor of Neurology, the Medical Director for the Center for Cognitive Health and the Vice Chair of Ambulatory Operations and Quality for the department of Neurology. Dr. Naasan's clinical interests include dementia of all types, delusions and hallucinations when they occur in the setting of dementia and supportive and palliative care for people living with dementia. He is board certified in Neurology and UCNS certified in behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. He sees patients in the main Mount sinai campus on 5 East 98th Street.

Dr. Naasan completed his Medical Diploma at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He completed his neurology residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and his fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also worked as an assistant professor and was the director of clinical services for the Memory and Aging Center.

Dr. Naasan's research focuses on understanding the anatomy, biology, physiology and symptomatology of psychosis in the setting of dementia. In addition, Dr. Naasan is interested in understanding the palliative care needs of people living with dementia and their loved ones, as well as finding interventions to alleviate the symptoms of dementia and improve quality of life.

Dr. Naasan offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call his office to schedule a video visit.

 

Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Cognitive Impairment (Post Head Injury)
  • Cognitive or Memory Impairment / Dementia
  • Confused Memory
  • Dementia
  • Forgetfulness
  • Frontal Lobe Dementia
  • Hallucination
  • Lewy Body Disease
  • Memory Disorder
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Neurodegenerative Disorder
  • Palliative Care
  • Transient Global Amnesia
  • Vascular Dementia

Education

MD, American University of Beirut

Internship, Internal Medicine
Case Western Reserve University

Residency, Neurology
Case Western Reserve University

Fellowship, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

Language

English