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Roy N Alcalay Neurology

Roy N Alcalay

Neurology
New York, NY 10032
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About Roy N Alcalay

Roy Alcalay is the Alfred and Minnie Bressler Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute) and a member of the Movement Disorders Division at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from Tel Aviv University, Israel, his neurology training from the Harvard University residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and his movement disorders training at Columbia University. He earned a Master's in biostatistics (Patient Oriented Research track) from Columbia University. His research focuses on biomarkers and genetics in Parkinson's disease and cognitive functioning. He is a Brookdale Leadership in Aging fellow, and his research is supported by the NIH, the Parkinson's Foundation, the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Smart Foundation. He is a member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson's with GBA and the Parkinson's Foundation. He is the lead investigator of PD GENE, a flagship study funded by the Parkinson's Foundation providing genetic testing and counseling to people with Parkinson's. His clinical practice focuses on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, myoclonus, ataxia, and chorea.

Location

NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center 710 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032

Specialties

Roy N Alcalay has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Roy N Alcalay has the following 12 expertise

  • Migraine Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neurology
  • Dystonia
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography

Education

18 Years Experience

Sackler School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2003

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