Asim Mohammad Shahid, M.D.
Asim Mohammad Shahid, M.D.
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Asim Mohammad Shahid, M.D.

Pediatric Neurology
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Pediatric Neurology

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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn - Multispecialty

263 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist - Degraw Pediatrics

621 Degraw Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Child Neurology

505 East 70th Street
Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

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About Asim Mohammad Shahid, M.D.

Dr. Asim Shahid is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He will also serve as the division chief of pediatric neurology and epilepsy at NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital with the task of expanding the services provided by the division. Before joining the Brooklyn faculty, Asim served as division chief of pediatric neurology and epilepsy at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland Ohio.


Asim obtained his medical degree from Universidad Iberoamericana in Dominican Republic and completed his pediatric residency in Morristown, NJ before pursuing his pediatric neurology fellowship at Rainbow babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, OH. He then completed his epilepsy training at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Asim has worked as a pediatric epileptologist since 2009 treating patients with medically refractory epilepsies with special interest in patients with epileptic encephalopathies, tuberous sclerosis complex and those with surgically remediable epilepsies. Asim also has an interest in clinical trials for patients with medically refractory epilepsy.


Asim believes in providing timely, high-quality care to all his patients and focuses on family centered model. Given his interest in education and aligning with the academic mission of the institution, he strongly believes in evidence-based medicine and staying up to date with the latest research.


Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology with Special Qual in Child Neurology
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Education

  • Fellowship: University Hospitals of Cleveland

  • Internship: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Goryeb Children's Hospital

  • Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana

  • Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital/Goryeb Children's Hospital

  • Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Pending Appointment at Rank)

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Education

  • Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Internship: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Goryeb Children's Hospital
  • Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital/Goryeb Children's Hospital
  • Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Fellowship: University Hospitals of Cleveland

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Pending Appointment at Rank)

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology with Special Qual in Child Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English