Dr. Orrin Devinsky MD Neurologist

Dr. Orrin Devinsky is a neurologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lutheran Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Devinsky accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Lutheran Medical Center and one of 76 at NYU Langone Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Epilepsy, Neurophysiology

Clinical Interests: Tuberous sclerosis, Dravet Syndrome, Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliation

Lutheran Medical Center

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #8 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1983

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1986–1988

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Neurology, 1983–1986

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Most Compassionate Doctor, American Registry

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
Devinsky O 2011 11 10

Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Devinsky, O.,Cilio, M. R.,Cross, H.,Fernandez-Ruiz, J.,French, J.,Hill, C.,Katz, R.,Di Marzo, V.,Jutras-Aswad, D.,Notcutt, W. G.,Martinez-Orgado, J.,Robson, P. J.,Rohrback, B. G.,Thiele, E.,Whalley, B.,Friedman, D.

Severity of manifestations in tuberous sclerosis complex in relation to genotype.
Kothare, S. V.,Singh, K.,Chalifoux, J. R.,Staley, B. A.,Weiner, H. L.,Menzer, K.,Devinsky, O.

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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 Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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