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Souhel Najjar, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor;
Department of Neurology (Epilepsy Center Div)

Clinical Addresses

223 EAST 34TH STREET, GROUND FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5; Tue. 9 - 5; Wed. 9 - 5; Thu. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 3
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-558-0807
Fax: 646-385-7166

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Medical Specialties

Pediatric Neurology, Neurology

Medical Expertise

Headaches (Migraines), Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Najjar is an associate professor of neurology at the NYU Medical Center. He joined the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in 1998 and serves as the director of the EEG Laboratory. Dr. Najjar is also the director of the Neuroscience Center at the Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Najjar graduated from the Damascus Medical School in Damascus, Syria in 1983, and did his residency at the Albany medical College in Albany, NY, specializing in pathology and neurology. He also completed neuropathology and epilepsy fellowships at NYU Medical Center. His research interests include histological analysis and investigation of neuroinflammatory factors in surgically resected epileptic tissue.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

1993 — Ab Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

Education

1983 — Damascus University, Medical Education
1985-1988 — Albany Medical Center Hospital, Residency Training
1988-1989 — New York Downtown Hospital, Internship
1989-1992 — Albany Medical Center Hospital, Residency Training
1992-1994 — NYU Medical Center (Neuropathology), Clinical Fellowships