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Amar Patel, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

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Amar Patel, MD

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Dr. Patel is a board-certified Neurologist with subspecialty training in Movement Disorders. He obtained his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in Neurology and served as Chief Resident. He subsequently completed a 2 year fellowship in Movement Disorders at Mount Sinai Hospital. He treats patients with a variety of complex movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, tics, myoclonus and chorea. He has a particular interest in the use of Deep Brain Stimulation and botulinum toxin in the treatment of movement disorders.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2015)
  • Resident
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2013)
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2010)
  • MD
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2009)
  • BS
    Yale University (2005)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Morris Bender Award for Clinical NeurologyMount Sinai School of Medicine2009
William R. Belknap Senior Prize in BiologyYale University2005
Phi Beta KappaYale University2004

Professional Service

International Parkinson and Movement Disorder SocietyMember2013 - Present
American Academy of NeurologyMember2009 - Present

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