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Dr. Dana Leifer, MD

Neurology*
4.0 (50)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Dana Leifer, MD

Dr. Dana Leifer, MD is a Neurology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Neurology, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Leifer, completed a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Leifer an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Leifer works at Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebrovascular Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Leifer's Office Locations

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    Stroke, Critical Care, and Neurohospitalist Program
    520 E 70th St # 607, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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Traumatic Brain Injury
Stroke
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Aneurysm
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Cervical Vertigo
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
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Parkinson's Disease
Pituitary Tumor
Sleep Apnea
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Thrombolysis
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
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Aural Migraine
Bell's Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
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Confusion
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Dysphagia
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Encephalomyelopathy
Essential Tremor
Facial Nerve Disorder
Hemispacial Neglect
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningitis
Moyamoya Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Munchausen Syndrome
Myasthenia Gravis
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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurogenic Bowel
Nystagmus
Parkinsonism
Pineal Region Tumors
Primary Generalized Absence Epilepsy
Radiculopathy
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stroke
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Tension Headache
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Vascular Parkinsonism
Vasculitis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Carotid Ultrasound
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Doppler Test
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Medication Management
Memory Evaluation
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
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TCD Bubble Test
Ultrasound
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Wada Test
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    • Aetna
    • Affinity Health Plan
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • EmblemHealth
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    • Fidelis Care
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    • Medicare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
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    • VNS Choice
    • WellCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.0
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    About Dr. Dana Leifer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1447380365
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Weill Cornell Medical Center

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    Dr. Dana Leifer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Leifer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Leifer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Leifer works at Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Leifer’s profile.

    Dr. Leifer has seen patients for Cerebrovascular Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Leifer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    50 patients have reviewed Dr. Leifer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Leifer.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Leifer, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Leifer appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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