Dr. Souhel Najjar MD Neurologist

Dr. Souhel Najjar is a neurologist in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYU Langone Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 72 doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center and one of 18 at Staten Island University Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #10 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Staten Island University Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1985 - 1988

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1989 - 1992

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

New York University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Neuropathology, 1992 - 1993

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Brain Biopsy Findings Link Major Depressive Disorder to Neuroinflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Neurovascular Dysfunction: A Case Report.
Najjar, S.,Pearlman, D. M.,Hirsch, S.,Friedman, K.,Strange, J.,Reidy, J.,Khoukaz, M.,Ferrell, R. B.,Devinsky, O.,Najjar, A.,Zagzag, D.

Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders.
Devinsky, O.,Schein, A.,Najjar, S.

Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation.
Devinsky, O.,Vezzani, A.,Najjar, S.,De Lanerolle, N. C.,Rogawski, M. A.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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