Alan B. Ettinger, MD Neurology

Dr. Alan B. Ettinger, MD

Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 (2 other locations)
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About Dr. Alan B. Ettinger MD

Dr. Alan B. Ettinger, MD is a doctor primarily located in Port Jefferson Station, NY, with other offices in Shirley, NY and Commack, NY. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology.


Dr. Alan B. Ettinger has 3 locations

North Suffolk Neurology 5 Medical Dr Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
North Suffolk Neurology 1500 William Floyd Pkwy Ste 301 Shirley, NY 11967
North Suffolk Neurology 6080 Jericho Tpke Commack, NY 11725


Dr. Alan B. Ettinger has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Alan B. Ettinger has the following 11 expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Stroke
  • Anticonvulsive Drugs
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Electromyography
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)


39 Years Experience

Boston University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1983

Dr. Alan B. Ettinger Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Anthem BCBS
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
  • Empire BCBS
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • MagnaCare
  • MediBlue
  • Medicare
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Motor Vehicle (NJ)
  • Multiplan
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS
  • MVP Health Plan Premier HMO - Individuals
  • New York State Employee Helth Insurance Plan (Empire Plan)
  • Oxford
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UnitedHealthcare

More about Dr. Alan B. Ettinger

Alan B. Ettinger, MD, MBA, FAAN, FAES is a nationally-known epilepsy specialist who has been devoted to helping individuals with seizures and related disorders. He is the new Medical Director at United Diagnostics (EEG services), Vice President of Operations at United Medical Monitoring (intraoperative neuromonitoring) and the new epilepsy consultant at North Suffolk Neurology in Commack, NY. He is a former Professor in the Department of Clinical Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has performed major research related to advancing the quality of life of persons grappling with epilepsy.

Dr. Ettinger has directed national and regional epilepsy symposia. He has published widely in peer-review journals on depression, psychotropic properties of antiepileptic drugs, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, and has edited journal supplements and six textbooks. Among them is book for the lay public entitled “The Essential Patient Handbook: Getting the Health Care You Need – From Doctors Who Know” (Ettinger AB, Weisbrot DM. Demos), a guide for teaching patients to advocate for their needs when meeting with the physician.

Dr. Ettinger has been on the editorial board of several epilepsy journals, has served on national committees of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, the national *Epilepsy Foundation, and theInternational League Against Epilepsy, and was for many years the moderator at the psychiatric interest special interest group sessions at the annual American Epilepsy Society meetings.

Dr. Ettinger is president of the EPIC- Long Island Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board and was a member of the national Professional Advisory Board and the Executive Board of Directors of the Epileps Foundation of America. He was the recipient of the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island’s 2004 Professional Achievement Award and the co-recipient of the March of Dimes Long Island Chapter’s humanitarian award in October 2004. In preceding years, he has often been cited in best doctors guides including Castle and Connelly, New York Magazine, Newsday and New York Time’s featured Superdoctors. Dr. Ettinger was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Society, the honor society for achievement in Master of Business Administration studies.

Dr. Ettinger provides education to physicians, by delivering grand rounds presentations at major medical centers, as a consultant in epilepsy, and as the lead author of textbooks commonly utilized by healthcare practitioners including “Neurologic Differential Diagnosis (Cambridge University Press 2014) and “Synopsis of Neurology, Psychiatry and Related Systemic Disorders” (Cambridge University Press 2019).