Dr. Sophia R. Sharfstein MD Neurologist

Dr. Sophia Sharfstein is a neurologist in Brooklyn, New York. She received her medical degree from Novosibirsk State Medical Academy and has been in practice for 17 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Vascular

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Neurology, 1993 - 1996

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993

Novosibirsk State Medical Academy
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Vascular Neurology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Case of moyamoya disease in a patient with advanced acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Sharfstein, S.R., Ahmed, S., Islam, M.Q., Najjar, M.I., Ratushny, V.

Case of unusual presentation of fusiform aneurysm of the basilar artery.
Sharfstein, S. R., Wu, E.

Adult-onset MELAS presenting as herpes encephalitis.
Sharfstein, S. R., Gordon, M. F., Libman, R. B., Malkin, E. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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