Dr. Michael Pourfar, MD

Dr. Michael Pourfar, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Pourfar, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1999 and specializes in neurology.

530 1st Ave # 8S

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Pourfar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Tremor
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Pourfar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • 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.

Education

  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Mt Sinai Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Columbia Presbyn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pourfar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pourfar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pourfar to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pourfar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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