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Patient Reviews

4.0
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Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Nirenberg, Neurologist is Good. Dr. Nirenberg has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
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Promptness 4.4
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Courteous Staff 4.4
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
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Bedside Manner 4.1
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Spends Time with Me 4.4
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Follows Up After Visit 4.1
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Nirenberg, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurology.

  • She has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Chorea
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tremor

Education & Awards

Dr. Nirenberg graduated from Cornell University, New York. She has 14 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)
American Academy of Neurology *
Clarence C. Coryell Prize in Medicine - highest average in medicine in the graduating class Weill Cornell Medical College *
Excellence in Teaching Award Weill Cornell Medical College *
Harold G. Wolff Research Prize - most outstanding original research in the Neurological or Behavioral Sciences Weill Cornell Medical College *
Magna Cum Laude with Distinction in English Yale University *
Mitchell Spivak Memorial Prize in Pediatrics - best record in pediatrics in the graduating class Weill Cornell Medical College *
Movement Disorder Society Travel Grant Award The Movement Disorder Society *
Senior List For Excellence in Teaching Weill Cornell Medical College *
Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished House Staff UCSF School of Medicine *
Vincent du Vigneaud Student Research Prize Weill Cornell Medical College *

Affiliations

Dr. Nirenberg has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases 
  • NYU Langone Medical Center 

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa Jill Nirenberg MD and PHD is a female Neurologist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Neurology.
Where does Dr. Melissa J. Nirenberg practice?
Dr. Melissa Nirenberg has 3 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Nirenberg practices Neurology near New York, NY.
See New York Neurologists.