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Dr. Joseph Safdieh, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Safdieh is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
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This content was provided by Dr. Safdieh "Joseph Safdieh's, MD practice focuses on evaluating and treating patients with a variety of neurological disorders. Dr. Safdieh provides expert consultation for patients with neurological symptoms. These symptoms include headache, weakness, seizures,back pain, neck pain, gait difficulty, tremor, memory problems, numbness, tingling, dizziness and visual loss. Utilizing the most advanced diagnostic tests available at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Safdieh works with the patient and referring physician to make an appropriate diagnosis and initiate an effective treatment plan. Many advances have been made in the field of neurology over the past number of years, and Dr. Safdieh's treatment plans reflect these advances. New therapies have been developed for migraine headache, stroke, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, pain, neuropathy, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, essential tremor and other neurological diseases. Dr. Safdieh's philosophy is to work with the patient to develop a treatment plan that is most effective at treating not only the symptoms, but also the patient's overall sense of well-being. Dr. Safdieh has specific interest in the treatment of nervous system infections. Dr. Safdieh is also experienced in the injection of Botox for selected cases of chronic migraine. Botox was FDA approved for chronic migraine in 2010, and Dr. Safdieh is one of the few neurologists in NY who is experienced in administering Botox therapy for chronic migraine, having been an injector since 2007. "
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spinal Cord Injury
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Field Defects
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
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.
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2002
New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
Hospital For Special Surgery
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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