Dr. Salman Azhar, MD

Dr. Salman Azhar, MD

Vascular Neurology | Male | 52 years old

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Dr. Azhar specializes in Vascular Neurology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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in Franklin Lakes, NJ |
The time it takes to get to the doctor is ridiculous. While I understand getting "hung up" at the hospital but you sit there and wait for your appt. and then it's cancelled! This is not how one expects to be treated. When you finally get to the see Dr. Azhar he's very nice but certainly not worth the 1 hour+ wait - he's an average neurologist. Wait and wait and wait for average treatment at best - nothing special in his approach to stroke or Alzheimer's treatment.
in Staten Island, NY |
Where do i begin, i suffered a stroke dating back to October of 2002 while living in Staten Island NY. Afterwards my affected arm (right) was literally fisted up into a ball up to my chest. Thankfully, he was speaking at Lutheran Med center in brooklyn about something called a baclofen pump. After hearing him talk about it, i walked limped rather and said to him, lets do it. Bottom line, i had it done and thankfully, although not much use from the arm at least it's down and no fisted.
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    •  Specializes in Vascular Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology
    • Vascular Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Anterior Horn Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lyme Disease
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stiff-Man Syndrome
    • Stroke
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Syphilis Infections
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Med College Of Virginia Hospital
      Mt Sinai School Of Med
      Va Commonwealth University McV School Med

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation