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Georges Naasan, MD

Neurology
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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurology
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Neurology
    • Languages
    • English
    • Arabic
    • French
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • The Deane Center for Wellness and Cognitive Health 212-241-7076
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Georges Naasan, MD is Associate Professor of Neurology, Medical Director for the division of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, Co-Medical Director of the Barbara and Maurice Deane Center for Wellness and Cognitive Health, and 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. 

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 request an appointment online or call his office to schedule a video visit.

Dr. Naasan is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.

 

Clinical Focus

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Cognitive or Memory Impairment / Dementia
  • Confused Memory
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Forgetfulness
  • Frontal Lobe Dementia
  • Hallucination
  • Lewy Body Disease
  • Memory Disorder
  • Neurodegenerative Disorder
  • REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)
  • 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)

Languages

English, Arabic, French