Michael H. Pourfar

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Michael H. Pourfar, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Departments of Neurology (Neurology), Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery) and Medicine (Medicine)

Clinical Addresses

Center for Neuromodulation
530 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 2
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-2607
Fax: 212-263-4061


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Medical Specialties

Neurosurgery, Neurology

Medical Expertise

Tremor, Dystonia, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Parkinson's Disease, Deep Brain Stimulation

Languages

French

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, CARECONNECT, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, ELDERPLAN, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

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Board Certification

2004 — Ab Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

Education

1995-1999 — Hahnemann University, Medical Education
1999-2000 — Mount Sinai Medical Center (Medicine), Internship
2000-2003 — Mount Sinai Medical Center (Neurology), Residency Training
2003-2005 — Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (Movement Disorder), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Tourette syndrome deep brain stimulation: A review and updated recommendations
Schrock, Lauren E; Mink, Jonathan W; Woods, Douglas W; Porta, Mauro; Servello, Dominico; Visser-Vandewalle, Veerle; Silburn, Peter A; Foltynie, Thomas; Walker, Harrison C; Shahed-Jimenez, Joohi; Savica, Rodolfo; Klassen, Bryan T; Machado, Andre G; Foote, Kelly D; Zhang, Jian-Guo; Hu, Wei; Ackermans, Linda; Temel, Yasin; Mari, Zoltan; Changizi, Barbara K; Lozano, Andres; Auyeung, M; Kaido, Takanobu; Agid, Yves; Welter, Marie L; Khandhar, Suketu M; Mogilner, Alon G; Pourfar, Michael H; Walter, Benjamin L; Juncos, Jorge L; Gross, Robert E; Kuhn, Jens; Leckman, James F; Neimat, Joseph A; Okun, Michael S
2014 Dec;:1595-1601, Movement disorders
— id: 1371242, year: 2014, vol: , page: 1595, stat: Journal Article,

Lessons Learned from Open-label Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome: Eight Cases over 7 Years
Motlagh, Maria G; Smith, Megan E; Landeros-Weisenberger, Angeli; Kobets, Andrew J; King, Robert A; Miravite, Joan; de Lotbiniere, Alain C J; Alterman, Ron L; Mogilner, Alon Y; Pourfar, Michael H; Okun, Michael S; Leckman, James F
2013 ;3:1467-1467, Tremor & other hyperkinetic movements
— id: 907602, year: 2013, vol: 3, page: 1467, stat: Journal Article,

A keratoma horn following deep brain stimulation
Pourfar, Michael; Mogilner, Alon; Mammis, Antonios; Goodman, Robert
2013 Feb;80(7):688-688, Neurology
— id: 220892, year: 2013, vol: 80, page: 688, stat: Journal Article,

Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of tremor and ataxia associated with abetalipoproteinemia
Mammis, Antonios; Pourfar, Michael; Feigin, Andrew; Mogilner, Alon Y
2012 ;2:114-118, Tremor & other hyperkinetic movements
— id: 930562, year: 2012, vol: 2, page: 114, stat: Journal Article,

Using imaging to identify psychogenic parkinsonism before deep brain stimulation surgery. Report of 2 cases
Pourfar, Michael H; Tang, Chris C; Mogilner, Alon Y; Dhawan, Vijay; Eidelberg, David
2012 Jan;116(1):114-118, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 162584, year: 2012, vol: 116, page: 114, stat: Journal Article,

Abnormal metabolic brain networks in Tourette syndrome
Pourfar, M; Feigin, A; Tang, C C; Carbon-Correll, M; Bussa, M; Budman, C; Dhawan, V; Eidelberg, D
2011 Mar;76(11):944-952, Neurology
— id: 164508, year: 2011, vol: 76, page: 944, stat: Journal Article,

Increased sensorimotor network activity in DYT1 dystonia: a functional imaging study
Carbon, Maren; Argyelan, Miklos; Habeck, Christian; Ghilardi, M Felice; Fitzpatrick, Toni; Dhawan, Vijay; Pourfar, Michael; Bressman, Susan B; Eidelberg, David
2010 Mar;133(Pt 3):690-700, Brain
— id: 108165, year: 2010, vol: 133, page: 690, stat: Journal Article,

A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of latrepirdine in Huntington disease
Kieburtz, Karl; McDermott, Michael P; Voss, Tiffini S; Corey-Bloom, Jody; Deuel, Lisa M; Dorsey, E Ray; Factor, Stewart; Geschwind, Michael D; Hodgeman, Karen; Kayson, Elise; Noonberg, Sarah; Pourfar, Michael; Rabinowitz, Karen; Ravina, Bernard; Sanchez-Ramos, Juan; Seely, Lynn; Walker, Francis; Feigin, Andrew
2010 Feb;67(2):154-160, Archives of neurology
— id: 108295, year: 2010, vol: 67, page: 154, stat: Journal Article,

The numb and the restless: peripheral neuropathy and RLS
Pourfar, Michael; Feigin, Andrew
2009 Mar 17;72(11):950-951, Neurology
— id: 108292, year: 2009, vol: 72, page: 950, stat: Journal Article,

Assessing the microlesion effect of subthalamic deep brain stimulation surgery with FDG PET
Pourfar, Michael; Tang, Chengke; Lin, Tanya; Dhawan, Vijay; Kaplitt, Michael G; Eidelberg, David
2009 Jun;110(6):1278-1282, Journal of neurosurgery
— id: 108174, year: 2009, vol: 110, page: 1278, stat: Journal Article,

Bitemporal electroconvulsive therapy for depression in a Parkinson disease patient with a deep-brain stimulator
Bailine, Samuel; Kremen, Neil; Kohen, Izchak; Linder, Howard; Schwartz, Guy J; Mogilner, Alon Y; Pourfar, Michael
2008 Jun;24(2):171-172, Journal of ECT
— id: 162589, year: 2008, vol: 24, page: 171, stat: Journal Article,

Changes in network activity with the progression of Parkinson's disease
Huang, Chaorui; Tang, Chengke; Feigin, Andrew; Lesser, Martin; Ma, Yilong; Pourfar, Michael; Dhawan, Vijay; Eidelberg, David
2007 Jul;130(Pt 7):1834-1846, Brain
— id: 93247, year: 2007, vol: 130, page: 1834, stat: Journal Article,

Management of referred deep brain stimulation failures: a retrospective analysis from 2 movement disorders centers
Okun, Michael S; Tagliati, Michele; Pourfar, Michael; Fernandez, Hubert H; Rodriguez, Ramon L; Alterman, Ron L; Foote, Kelly D
2005 Aug;62(8):1250-1255, Archives of neurology
— id: 59547, year: 2005, vol: 62, page: 1250, stat: Journal Article,

A room from Jean-Martin Charcot's house at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pourfar, Michael H
2005 Nov 22;65(10):1590-1590, Neurology
— id: 59546, year: 2005, vol: 65, page: 1590, stat: Journal Article,

Classification conundrums in paroxysmal dyskinesias: a new subtype or variations on classic themes?
Pourfar, Michael H; Guerrini, Renzo; Parain, Dominique; Frucht, Steven J
2005 Aug;20(8):1047-1051, Movement disorders
— id: 59548, year: 2005, vol: 20, page: 1047, stat: Journal Article,

Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease patients over age 70 years
Tagliati, Michele; Pourfar, Michel H; Alterman, Ron L
2005 Jul;65(1):179-80; author reply 179, Neurology
— id: 164509, year: 2005, vol: 65, page: 179, stat: Journal Article,

Progressive supranuclear palsy
Pourfar, Michael; Vonsattel, Jean-Paul
2004 Jul 28;2004(30):dn1-dn1, Science of aging knowledge environment
— id: 59549, year: 2004, vol: 2004, page: dn1, stat: Journal Article,