Dr. Arezou Heshmati, MD

Dr. Arezou Heshmati, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Arezou Heshmati, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in sleep medicine, pediatrics, and more.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

180 Fort Washington Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Fidelis Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation

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Dr. Heshmati's Experience

Dr. Heshmati's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Heshmati's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heshmati "Arezou Heshmati, MD is an assistant professor of neurology at CUMC, in the Department of Neurology, Division of Child Neurology. Dr. Heshmati completed medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She underwent pediatric neurology residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at Wayne State University. Previoulsy, Dr. Heshmati practiced pediatric neurology and sleep medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, where she developed a clinical and research interest in pediatric sleep disorders and narcolepsy patients. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Sleep Medicine, and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology. Dr. Heshamti sees both inpatient and outpatient pediatric neurology patients, and is developing and expanding a Pediatric Neurology Sleep Program at Columbia University Medical Center."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heshmati "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

3  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

3  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

10  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terror Disorder
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Children's Hospital Tehran University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Sparrow Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Detroit Medical Center-Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heshmati has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heshmati's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heshmati to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Heshmati's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very caring and professional doctor, willing to go the extra mile for a patient. Very happy in dealing with Dr. Heshmati.
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We saw her 3 times, and we decided to find a better one for our son. She careless and no patience. Very time she just repeated what she said at the first time. And she is also unfriendly never saw her smile.
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