Maite La Vega-Massello, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurology
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- Child Neurology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Dr. Maite La Vega-Talbott received her medical degree from the Universidad Del Zulia, Venezuela, she did her Pediatric Neurology training at New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center, and completed her fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology at Miami Children’s Hospital (Nicklaus Children’s Hospital). During her Clinical Neurophysiology training she acquired expertise in the treatment of drug resistant epilepsy, with a focus on surgically remediable epilepsy syndromes in infants, children and adolescents. Dr. La Vega-Talbott is part of a very strong and innovative program in epilepsy surgery, and in keeping up with the latest advances in the field. She provides screening and pre-surgical epilepsy evaluation for patients with drug-resistant epilepsy who could potentially be candidates for different surgical modalities, including surgical resection, laser ablation of epileptic foci, Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS), and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
Dr. La Vega-Talbott serve as the Interim Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Kravis Children’s Hospital and the Director of the Pediatric Neurostimulation Outpatient Services.Dr. La Vega has a large referral base of Spanish speaking patients from different parts of New York. She also has worked in reaching out to increase epilepsy awareness in the Hispanic community through appearances on Univision, the Spanish language television network.
Dr. La Vega-Talbott offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate. Please call her office to schedule a video visit.
Dr. Maite La Vega-Talbott is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida and New Jersey.
- Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
- Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)
- Seizure Disorder
- Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) for epilepsy
Epilepsy, Neuromodulation, Neurophysiology
MD, Universidad Del Zulia
Bronx Care Health System
Residency, Clinical Neurophysiology
Miami Children's Hospital
Fellowship, Child Neurology
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center
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Medical research in epilepsy/epileptic disorders, drug-resistant epilepsy. Neuromodulation in patients with drug resistant epilepsy. Genetics and epilepsy
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Dr.La Vega-Massello did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2020 and/or 2021: 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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