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Michael Fara, MD, PhD

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    • Position
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    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
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Book an Appointment - Michael Fara, MD, PhD

Michael Fara, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an attending physician at the Mount Sinai Stroke Center. Dr. Fara received his medical degree from Weill Cornell College of Medicine in 2013. He went on to complete internship, neurology residency training, and a vascular neurology fellowship at NYU School of Medicine.  

Dr. Fara's academic interests center on improving systems of stroke care as a means of maximizing the quality of care given to patients suffering from stroke. Additionally, he has a strong interest in medical education, helping to train the physicians of the future; he is currently Director of the Clerkship in Neurology for students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and he was the recipient of the Mount Sinai Department of Neurology Resident Class of 2019 Award for Dedication and Commitment Towards Excellence in Teaching.

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


Vascular Neurology
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Neurology, Stroke


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

PhD, Princeton University

Internship, Internal Medicine
NYU School of Medicine

Residency, Neurology
NYU School of Medicine

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology
NYU School of Medicine