Joseph Safdieh, MD

Joseph Safdieh, MD Specialties: Neurology

Joseph Safdieh, MD
Specialties: Neurology
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
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About Joseph Safdieh, MD

Dr. Safdieh received his bachelors degree in neuroscience, summa cum laude, from the College of Arts and Science of New York University. He received his medical degree (MD) from the New York University School of Medicine, graduating first in his class. He completed his neurology residency training at the Weill Cornell Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Safdieh is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. He is the author of a number of book chapters, and has completed a textbook of neuroanatomy. Dr. Safdieh serves as the director of the medical student Neurology Clerkship...
Dr. Safdieh received his bachelors degree in neuroscience, summa cum laude, from the College of Arts and Science of New York University. He received his medical degree (MD) from the New York University School of Medicine, graduating first in his class. He completed his neurology residency training at the Weill Cornell Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Safdieh is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. He is the author of a number of book chapters, and has completed a textbook of neuroanatomy. Dr. Safdieh serves as the director of the medical student Neurology Clerkship for the Weill Cornell Medical College. He is medical director of the Neurology Clinic at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and also serves as Director of Outpatient Training for the Neurology Residency Training Program. He is well respected as an innovative medical educator, and has developed numerous curricula for the teaching of neurology to both medical students and other physicians. He has been recognized for his excellence in medical student education locally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Safdieh currently serves on the education committe of the American Academy of Neurology, as well as the publications committee and the Undergraduate Education Subcommittee. He is editor-in-chief of Neurology Today, the official news source of the American Academy of Neurology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Headache

  • Migraine

Education

  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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