The Neurology Specialists at Winthrop-University Hospital Stroke Treatment Center
Patients with stroke get rapid access to the best diagnostic technology, treatment and care thanks to the neurologists and neurology specialists at our New York State-designated Stroke Treatment Center.
Our team of experts has helped us become a stroke care quality leader in the region. Our breadth of services and experience are combined with cutting-edge medicine and unmatched compassion to ensure that each and every one of our patients receives the best possible care.
The mission of our neurology specialists is to improve care and enhance quality of life and survival.
Are you looking for a world-class neurologist to care for you or a loved one? We’re here to help.
Ajay Misra, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurosciences
Malcolm H. Gottesman, MD
Chief of Neurology
Vijaya Atluru, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
Dr. Nora L. Chan
Director, Movement Disorders Program
David E. Friedman, MD
Director, Winthrop Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Shicong Ye, MD
Director, Adult EEG Lab
Huiying Yu, MD
Director, Neurodiagnostic Laboratory
Director, Electrodiagnostic Laboratory
Elzbieta Wirkowski, MD
Director, Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program
Co-Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
Specialized Neurology Nursing Staff
Our neurology specialists are supported by an experienced nursing staff
Sharon Friedman-Urevich, RN, FNP
MS Treatment Program Coordinator
Kathleen Michel, MSN, FNP
Administrative Director & Coordinator of Cerebrovascular Program
Lucia DiSpirito, LCSW
Neuroscience Social Worker
Karin Antaky, MSN, FNP