Dr. Ira Richard Casson MD Neurologist

Dr. Ira Casson is a neurologist in Forest Hills, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Franklin Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Casson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Franklin Hospital and one of 66 at Long Island Jewish Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests: Sports medicine, sports concussion

Hospital Affiliation

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Parkway Hospital

Franklin Hospital

New York Methodist Hospital

Mercy Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975–1976

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1976–1979

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Letter Regarding Emerging HistomorphologicPhenotypes of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in American Athletes.
Casson, I.R., Demirci, H.

National football league experiences with return to play after concussion.
Casson, I.R., Pellman, E.J., Viano, D.C.

Concussion in the National Football League: an overview for neurologists.
Casson, I.R., Pellman, E.J., Viano, D.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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