Dr. Alexandra Popescu MD Neurologist

Dr. Alexandra Popescu is a neurologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. She received her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 28 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #8 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Norwalk Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2005

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 2005 - 2008

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2008 - 2009

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Medical comorbidities in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic spells (PNES) referred for video-EEG monitoring.
Dixit, R.,Popescu, A.,Bagić, A.,Ghearing, G.,Hendrickson, R.

Stroke following Epidural Injections-Case Report and Review of Literature.
Popescu, A.,Lai, D.,Lu, A.,Gardner, K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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