Dr. Sean Hwang, MD

Dr. Sean Hwang, MD

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Dr. Sean Hwang, MD is an epilepsy doctor who practices in Great Neck, NY. He has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

611 Northern Blvd # 150

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

(516) 325-7060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Dr. Hwang's Experience

Dr. Hwang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Epilepsy
  • Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Hwang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "Specialty Neurology, Epilepsy, EEG, Clinical Neurophysiology Clinical Interest Seizure-Related Disorders and Mimics, Medical and Surgical Treatments for Epilepsy, Video EEG Monitoring, Electrocorticography, Stereo-EEG, Intracranial EEG Monitoring, Direct Cortical Stimulation Mapping, Behavioral Issues in Epilepsy Hospital Affiliation North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Patient Office Northwell Health Physician Partners Cushing Neuroscience Institute, 611 Northern Boulevard, Suite 150, Great Neck, New York 11021 Education MD – Tufts University School of Medicine Residency Neurology – Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics Fellowship Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology EEG Track – Columbia University Medical Center Board Certification Neurology – American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology; Epilepsy – American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology – American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology Clinical Trial & Research Interest New Medical Therapies for Epilepsy, Electrophysiologic and Radiographic Mapping of Brain Function, Laser-Induced Thermal Therapy for Epilepsy. Awards & Professional Recognition Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Neurology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, 2013. Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island (EPIC) – Professional Leadership Award, 2017 Professional Membership American Academy of Neurology; American Epilepsy Society; American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Community & Humanitarian Involvement Professional Advisory Board, Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "People with epilepsy are faced with making complicated decisions about their healthcare everyday. I am dedicated to educating every individual about the important latest medical and surgical advancements available to them. It is my role to insure patients are fully informed about the potential impact these therapies may have on their overall physical and mental well-being, and to optimize their treatment plans. As an epileptologist, I specialize in the treatment of seizures."


  • Epilepsy
  • Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Epilepsy
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Epilepsy
  • Epileptic Encephalopathy
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Adult Epilepsy Surgery
  • Ambulatory EEG With Video Monitoring
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurological Testing
  • Neuromodulation
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Neurostimulation
  • PET Scan
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
  • Wada Test
  • X-Ray

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.


  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Englewood Hospital And Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
based on 24 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hwang's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Concord, NC |
Dr. Hwang combines outstanding medical skills with outstanding people skills. I actually travel in from out-of-state for my appointment. That's the level of trust that this physician and his team instill.
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in Forest Hills, NY |
Dr. Hwang is a personable physician who spends quality time when it comes to listening, diagnosing, and pursuing a beneficial treatment for my situation. Every time I visit the doctor, he recommends improving medications and doses towards trying to find a better way to treat my seizures. I leave...more
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in Philadelphia, PA |
He is good seizure dr and very kind
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Dr. Hwang accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hwang has admitting privileges

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
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North Shore University Hospital
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