Vicki Shanker, MD Email Vicki Shanker
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Union Square 212-844-8888 212-844-8888
Dr. Shanker offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate. Please call her office to schedule a video visit.
Specializing in movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, Dr. Vicki Shanker is a board-certified neurologist and Associate Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A mentor for residents and fellows in educational research projects, she also serves as the Program Director of the Neurology Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (MSBI/MSW), the Site Director for the Mount Sinai Medical Student Neurology Clerkship, and Faculty Development Facilitator at the Institute of Medical Education at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Shanker completed her neurology training and Chief Residency at Montefiore Hospital at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in addition to a two year fellowship in Movement Disorders at Beth Israel Medical Center. She is the recipient of the 2017 ACGME "Courage to Teach" Award, the highest award given to a program director. She is also the recipient of the 2017 AAN Program Director Award. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and serves on the AAN Conference Committee and is the course director of the “Faculty Development” course at the AAN National Meeting. She received the 2017 and 2019 Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication. She received a PSG fellowship grant and served on the PSG Mentorship Committee. She has contributed to several articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as authored several book chapters.
Dr. Shanker is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Huntington's Disease
- Parkinson's Disease
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Montefiore Medical Group
Fellowship, Movement Disorders
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Shanker during 2020 and/or 2021. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose
- American Academy of Neurology
Other activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership
- American Academy of Neurology
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