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Walter Molofsky, MD

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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Neurology
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice 212-844-6910
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Dr. Walter Molofsky is the Director of Pediatric Neurology at Mount Sinai Health System and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai’s outstanding team of pediatric neurologists have specialized interests in epilepsy, movement disorders, stroke, neurobehavioral disorders, multiple sclerosis, headache, neuromuscular disorders, autism, and autoimmune encephalitis, as well as general pediatric neurology throughout the Mount Sinai Health System. The division has become a model of the successful integration of the diverse hospitals that now make up the Mount Sinai Health System, and we are delighted with the developments in clinical care, education, and training of our residents.


Dr. Molofsky is considered an expert in the field of neurovascular disease, tics, headaches, neuronatal neurology, neurodevelopmental, neuromuscular and neurobehavioral disorders, and general pediatric neurology. He has authored numerous papers on headache, neurovascular disease, and neurobehavioral disorders in children.  Dr. Molofsky has been honored as one of New York Magazine's Top doctors continuously 2005 - 2020.

Dr. Molofsky maintains an active clinical referral practice and has offices in  New York City at Mount Sinai Union Square  at10 Union Square, West Orange, NJ, and at ODA Health Center in Brooklyn, NY.

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

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








Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

  • Abnormally Large Head / Macrocephaly
  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Malformation
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Daily Headache
  • Chronic Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Impairment
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness / Palsy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Postconcussion Syndrome
  • Prematurity
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Skull Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Tremor


MD, New York University School of Medicine

Residency, Pediatrics
Columbia University

Residency, Neurology
Columbia University