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Pediatric Neurology | Female

Care Philosophy

A comprehensive approach to each patient in the context of that infant, child or adolescent's unique problems and his or her family setting and present situation. Each work-up and treatment should be tailored to the individual needs of the patient and it is improtant that patient, family and physician all work together with mutual respect and cooperation toward the same goals.

Biography

Dr. Sandra Forem, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Forem is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center .

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    Dr. Forem's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
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      EXCELLENT
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Forem's Care Philosophy

    A comprehensive approach to each patient in the context of that infant, child or adolescent's unique problems and his or her family setting and present situation. Each work-up and treatment should be tailored to the individual needs of the patient and it is improtant that patient, family and physician all work together with mutual respect and cooperation toward the same goals.

    Dr. Forem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Pediatrics
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Superdocs in New York Times, 2008, 2009
      • People's Choice Award, 2008, 2009
      • America's Top Doctors in Consumer's Digest, 2002-2011
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    • Media & Publications
      • Sansaricq, C, Forem, S L and Fish, I: Metabolic disorders of the central nervous system. In: Hoffman F and Epstein F (eds.). Disorders of the Developing Nervous System: Diagnosis and Treatment; Boston, Blackwell Scientific Pub., 1986: 699-732.
      • Forem, S L and Gold, A P: Chronic relapsing polyneuropathy. In: Gellis S.S. and Kagan B.M. eds. Current Pediatric Therapy 12. Philadelphia; W.B. Saunders, 1986: 91-92.
      • Abbott, R, Johann-Murphy, M and Forem, S L: Childhood spasticity, its etiology and assessment. M. Sindou, R. Abbott, Y. Keravel (eds.). Neurosurgery for Spasticity: A Multi-disciplinary Approach. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1990:51-56.
      • Castaneda, G Y, Heilbroner, P L, Shah, N, Forem, S L et al: Asthma & Epilepsy: Are They Related? A Retrospective Study., 1998
      • Hosain, S A, Hughes, J T, and Forem, S L et al: Use of a Calcium Channel Blocker (Nicardipine HC1) in the Treatment of Childhood Moyamoya Disease. Journal of Child Neurology, 1994: 4:378-380.
      • Zelnick, N, Dobyns, W B, Forem, S L et al: Congenital Pontocerebellar atrophy in three patients: clinical, radiological and etiological considerations.
      • Abbott, R, Forem, S L and Johann, M: Selective posterior rhizotomy for the treatment of spasticity. Child's Nervous System, 1989: 5:337-346.

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    • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Ataxia
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari Malformation Type 1
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Developmental Delay
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Febrile Convulsion
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hypotonia - Failure to Thrive - Microcephaly
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Myoclonus
    • Myopathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spasticity
    • Spina Bifida
    • Stroke
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
    • Tic Disorders
    • Torticollis
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      Mt Sinai Hospital

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons

      Completed in 1985

      Mt Sinai Hospital

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Columbia University Neur Institute

      Completed in 1985

    • Undergraduate School
      Barnard College Of Columbia University

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurology

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