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Sarah Nelson, MD Email Sarah Nelson

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    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • Specialties
    • Neurology
    • Neurocritical Care
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Queens

Dr. Sarah Nelson is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Associate Director of the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) at Mount Sinai West. She received her undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in psychology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology then earned her medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Nelson completed her neurology residency at Tufts Medical Center followed by fellowship training in neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the Mount Sinai faculty in 2020, and is also currently earning a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She currently has diverse clinical research interests in the fields of neuroimaging, subarachnoid hemorrhage, status epilepticus, and ischemic stroke.


Internship, Internal Medicine
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Residency, Neurology
Tufts Medical Center

Fellowship, Neurocritical Care
Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Women's Hospital