Souhel Najjar, MD


Associate Professor of Neurology

Office Location:

223 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (646)558-0807
Fax: (646)385-7166

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.

Medical Specialty:

Seizures; Epilepsy

Medical Interests:

Neurology ,research in exitatory network of epiletic tissue.

Education:

Medical Education:
Damascus University Med College 1983

Internships:
New York Downtown Hospital (Neurology) 1988-1989

Clinical Fellowships:
NYU Medical Center (Neuropathology/Epilepsy) 1992-1994

Board Certifications:
Neurology

Language Spoken:
Arabic

Insurance:

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