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The Neurology Specialists at NYU Winthrop 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 Neuroscience

Lee E. Tessler, MD, FACS, FAANS
Chief, Division of Neurology

Gina Dutton
Administrative Director, Department of Neuroscience

Rajanandini Muralidharan, MD
Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Shazia Alam, DO
Director, Neurohospitalist & Stroke Services

Jules Osias, MD
Associate Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Shicong Ye, MD
Director, Adult EEG Lab

Huiying Yu, MD
Director, Neurodiagnostic Laboratory
Director, Electrodiagnostic Laboratory

David E. Friedman, MD
Director, NYU Winthrop Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Nora Chan, MD
Director, Movement Disorders Program

Vijaya Atluru, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology

Specialized Neurology Nursing Staff

Our neurology specialists are supported by an experienced nursing staff

Lucia DiSpirito, LCSW
Neuroscience Social Worker

Sharon Friedman-Urevich, RN, FNP
MS Treatment Program Coordinator

Kathleen Michel, MSN, FNP
Administrative Director & Coordinator of Cerebrovascular Program