Dr. Roy Alcalay, MD

Dr. Roy Alcalay, MD

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Neurological Movement Disorders  ·  
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45 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Roy Alcalay, MD is a movement disorder neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurological movement disorders.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St Fl 3

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Top Care Areas

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

Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Alcalay'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.

Dr. Alcalay's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alcalay "Roy Alcalay is an assistant professor of neurology at the Taub Institute and the program director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship at the Columbia University 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 is a graduate of the Patient Oriented Research and earned Master's in biostatistics 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 Disease Foundation, the Michael J Fox Foundation and the Smart Foundation. His clinical practice focuses on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, myoclonus, ataxia and chorea."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alcalay "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurological Movement Disorders

1  Board Certifications

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

9  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

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

  • Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alcalay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alcalay's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alcalay to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Alcalay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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Strong professional. Stays current on latest advances. Explores needs of the patient, which is important with the numerous and often hidden symptoms of Parkinson's. Probably deserves 5 stars, but I rarely give 5 star ratings........Now if he discovers a cure........I may need to make an...more
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Dr, Alcalay is the consummate professional. I started off with a different Dr. at Columbia but participated in some of Dr. Alcalay's studies. He took a special interest in my case and quickly gained my trust with his knowledge and compassion. He always returned my emails when I was need, even on...more
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