Dr. Sean T. Hwang, MD

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Dr. Sean T. Hwang, MD

Epilepsy | Male

Cushing Neuroscience Institute 611 Northern Blvd # 150, Great Neck, NY 11021 Get Directions
(516) 325-7060

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People with epilepsy are faced with making complicated decisions about their healthcare everyday. I am dedicated to educating every individual...   Read More

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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 each visit feeling my questions have been answered and look forward to trying a new method of controlling my seizures. I am very pleased to have Dr. Hwang as my physician.
      in Philadelphia, PA |
      He is good seizure dr and very kind
      in Roslyn, NY |
      Tops in his field. Possesses every quality a patient could ever hope for in a doctor. Knowledgeable, outstanding listening skills, articulate and a GREAT 'bedside manner.' He spent a full hour with me and discussed all treatment options available. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED !!
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      Specialties

      • Epilepsy
      • Clinical Neurophysiology
      • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
      • Epilepsy Research
      • Neurology

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      • Clinical Neurophysiology
      • Neurology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Familial Neonatal Epilepsy
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Chronic Pain
      • Cognitive Disorders
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Confusion
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Dementia
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Diplopia
      • Dystonia
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Epilepsy - Mental Deterioration, Finnish Type
      • Epilepsy - Microcephaly - Skeletal Dysplasia
      • Epilepsy - Telangiectasia
      • Epilepsy Occipital Calcifications
      • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
      • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
      • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Dominant Form
      • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Recessive Form
      • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
      • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
      • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
      • Epilepsy, Generalized - Paroxysmal Dyskinesia
      • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
      • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
      • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
      • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
      • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
      • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
      • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
      • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
      • Epilepsy, Rolandic - Paroxysmal Exercise-Induced Dystonia - Writer's Cramp
      • Epilepsy, X - Linked - Learning Disabilities - Behavior Disorders
      • Epileptic Encephalopathy, Lennox-Gastaut Type
      • Episodic Concentration Difficulty
      • Fall
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Genetic Disposition to Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Impaired Cognition
      • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
      • Insomnia
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
      • Low Back Pain
      • Meningiomas
      • Migraine
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • Myoclonus
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Progressive Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rasmussen's Syndrome
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Seizures - Mental Retardation - Hair Dysplasia
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Stroke
      • Syncope
      • Tension Headache
      • Thrombosis
      • Tic Disorders
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Tremor
      • Tuberous Sclerosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo
      • Visual Field Defects

      Procedures Performed

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

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Tufts University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2002

      • Internship Hospital
        Englewood Hospital And Med Center

        Completed in 2003

      • Residency Hospital
        Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

        Completed in 2006

      • Fellowship Hospital
        New York Presbyterian Hospital

        Completed in 2008

      • Undergraduate School
        Tufts University

        Graduated in 1998

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      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 and Neurology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Hwang's Care Philosophy

      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.