Dr. Cigdem Inan Akman MD Neurologist

Dr. Cigdem Akman is a neurologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She received her medical degree from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Akman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 106 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Neurology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Turkish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Epilepsy, Child Neurology

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995 - 1996

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1996 - 1999

Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 11 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 9 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Phenotypic Spectrum of Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome (Glut1 DS).
Pearson, T. S.,Akman, C.,Hinton, V. J.,Engelstad, K.,De Vivo, D. C.

Generalized periodic epileptiform discharges in critically ill children: a continuum of status epilepticus or an epiphenomenon?
Akman, C.I., Riviello, J.J.

Recurrent distal 7q11.23 deletion including HIP1 and YWHAG identified in patients with intellectual disabilities, epilepsy, and neurobehavioral problems.
Ramocki, M. B., Bartnik, M., Szafranski, P., Ko?odziejska, K. E., Xia, Z., Bravo, J., Miller, G. S., Rodriguez, D. L., Williams, C. A., Bader, P. I., Szczepanik, E., Mazurczak, T., Antczak-Marach, D., Coldwell, J. G., Akman, C. I., McAlmon, K., Cohen, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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