AboutShefali Karkare, MD, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in New Hyde Park, NY, with other offices in New Hyde Park, NY and Commack, NY (and 1 other location). She has 15 years of experience. Her specialties include Child Neurology, Neurology and Pediatrics. Shefali Karkare is affiliated with North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Franklin Hospital Med Ctr, Kosair Children's Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She speaks English.
Shefali Karkare has the following 3 specialties
- Child Neurology
Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
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Patients' Choice Award
On-Time Doctor Award
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
Karkare is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Franklin Hospital Med Ctr
900 Franklin Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Kosair Children's Hospital
PO Box 35070
Louisville, KY 40232
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
27005 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Norton Suburban Hospital
4001 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Childrens Med Ctr of NY
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
26901 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Norton Audubon Hospital
1 Audubon Plaza Dr
Louisville, KY 40217
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
Norton Southwest Hospital
9820 West Ave
Louisville, KY 40272
15 Years Experience
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
Graduated in 1998
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