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Cigdem I Akman, MD Neurology

Cigdem I Akman, MD

Neurology 180 Fort Washington Avenue New York, NY 10032 (1 other location)
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About Cigdem I Akman MD

Dr. Akman is a Professor of Neurology at CUIMC and chief of the Division of Child Neurology in the Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.Dr. Akman was born and educated in Ankara, Turkey where she graduated with Honors from the School of Medicine, Ankara University. Dr. Akman completed her training in Child Neurology at State University of New York, followed by a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, Dr Akman joined the Division of Child Neurology and the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where she participated in clinical education and patient care until 2008. Between 2008 and 2010, Dr. Akman worked as the Director of Clinical Epilepsy Research at Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr Akman returned to Columbia in 2010 and now heads both the Division of Child Neurology and the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Her clinical practice focuses on infantile and childhood epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and the treatment of refractory epilepsy in children.

Locations

Cigdem I Akman has 2 locations

NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center 180 Fort Washington Avenue New York, NY 10032
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center 155 White Plains Road Tarrytown, NY 10591
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Cigdem I Akman has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Neurology
Pediatric Neurology
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Education

33 Years Experience

Ankara Universitesi Tip Fakultesi

Graduated in 1988

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

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