Dr. Stanley Rothman, MD

Dr. Stanley Rothman, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. Stanley Rothman, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Valhalla, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in pediatric neurology.Read his story

503 Grasslands Rd Ste 100

Valhalla, NY 10595

Contact Information

(914) 422-2796

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 78% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 78% of peers
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Rothman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rothman "Dr. Rothman graduated with an MD,CM medical degree from McGill University in 1965 and obtained his AB in Chemistry from Cornell University in 1961. Training in pediatrics, neurology, neonatology (neurophysiology), pediatric neurology, and pediatric EEG has brought him to Chicago, New York, London and Montreal. He has served on the full time faculty at McGill University, Duke University, New York Medical College (NYMC) in addition to Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC). Dr. Rothman has also held positions as Chief of the Pediatric Neurology Divisions at Duke and NYMC, and Chief of Neurology Education at MSMC. Dr. Rothman is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the American Academy of Neurology. He is an active member of the Child Neurology Society and the American Epilepsy Society as well as a former member of the Professors of Child Neurology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rothman "Stanley Rothman is a pediatric neurologist on the faculty of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) with admitting privileges at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and  Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. His private practice is limited to specialty care as a clinical pediatric neurology consultant and requires written referral from the primary physician or referral source.  Dr. Rothman's practice is centered around brain, spinal cord, nerve and muscle problems in infants, children and adolescents with a particular interest and experience in neonatal neurology, the epilepsies, neurocutaneous disorders and neuromuscular diseases.  He refers behavioral disorders to physician-colleagues in child psychiatry.  He is committed to the principle of access to care based primarily on the need for care, and not financial means. He is rostered with over thirty insurance plans and also is a voluntary attending at a medicaid-funded pediatric neurology clinic in Manhattan."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

200  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Autosomal Dominat Congenital Nystagmus
  • Basilar Migraine
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Birth Defects
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Nervous System Infections
  • Centrotemporal Epilepsy
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy Dystonia
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Common Migraine
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Congenital Motor Nystagmus
  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • Cough Headache
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diplopia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • 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, 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
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Disposition to Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Icepick Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Infant Epilepsy With Migrant Focal Crisis
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
  • Lipid Storage Myopathy
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lyme Disease
  • Macrocephaly, Benign Familial
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Microcephalus
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Mild Headache
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker Type
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Myopathy
  • Myopathy Congenital Multicore With External Ophthalmoplegia
  • Myopathy With Tubular Aggregates
  • Myopathy, Congenital Fiber-Type Disproportion
  • Myopathy, Congenital Nonprogressive With Moebius and Robin Sequences
  • Myotubular Myopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neural Tube Defect
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Nystagmus
  • Nystagmus 1, Congenital, X-Linked
  • Nystagmus, Congenital Motor, Autosomal Recessive
  • Nystagmus, Hereditary Vertical
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Familial Bilateral
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Pediatric Chorea
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Scotoma
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spastic Gait
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Steppage Gait
  • Sydenham Chorea
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Epilepsy, Familial
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Tension Headache
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vascular Neuropathy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
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1  Procedures

  • Neurological Testing

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.


  • Cornell U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Cook County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • McGill University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rothman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rothman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rothman to family and friends
28 total reviews (7 have comments)

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Dr. Rothman's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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Patient Comments (7)

We took our 6-year old son today to see Dr. Rothman for migraine headaches. Dr. Rothman was excellent, he was thorough and compassionate. I would recommend him.
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My experience with Dr Rotham was inexcusable and heartless. For one i get his office and no receptionist. My granddaughters records are left out for the public to see. Then Dr. Rotham calls me in his office and throws me nd 15 month out his office because my granddaughter was constipated. The...more
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Dr. Rothman does not listen. RE: progress our small child has made since our last visit, Dr. Rothman either forgot what we had just told him or never heard us at all. His assessment of our child's delays was based on absence of skills that we had just told him were consistent and present in our...more
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Dr. Rothman spends alot of time reviewing the patient's medical history during appointments. He is brief in his examinations. He is also repetitive and seems to be focused on recommending unnecessary medical procedures to bill state insurance companies.
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I would strongly recommend Dr. Rothman to other patients. He is extremely knowledgeable , caring and proactive. Unlike many other medical professionals today, Dr. Rothman spends quality time with each patient and leaves no stone unturned. My daughter has been a patient of Dr Rothmans for 12 years....more
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