Ian A. Stein, MD, is an outstanding neurologist who serves patients at Neurological Specialties of Long Island, PLLC, in Great Neck, New York. In addition, he is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, Long Island Jewish and Winthrop Hospital. Dr. Stein is a seasoned neurologist with an excellent reputation among colleagues and patients. Neurology is a very challenging branch of medicine that handles of aspects of disorders affecting the nervous system. Nervous system disorders refer to conditions of the brain, nerves, and the spinal cord, although neurology tends to be associated strictly with brain conditions. Dr. Stein has been providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care since 2006 with Neurological Specialties of Long Island, revealing an unwavering commitment to excellence in all respects. Over the course of his professional journey, Dr. Ian Stein developed a particular interest in neuromuscular disorders, complex epilepsy cases, and the diagnosis and management of painful neuropathies. “
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Education and Training
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 2000
American Academy of Neurology and Psychiatry - Neurology
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
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Dr. Ian A. Stein treats patients at Neurological Specialties of Long Island, PLLC, in Great Neck, NY. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and Winthrop Hospital. Dr. Stein is board-certified in both neurology and clinical...
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Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local Public Speaking -
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition-2009, 2010
- Patients Choice Award-2009, 2010
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Herniated Disc
- Transient Ischemic Attack (tia)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Vascular Disease
- Staten Island University Hospital
- University of Hospital of Brooklyn
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Electrolyte Medicine, American Epilepsy Society
Articles and Publications
- Muscle and Nerve Journal- Muscle & Nerve 2011
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- Archives of Neurology
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Get to know Neurologist Dr. Ian A. Stein, who serves patients in Great Neck, New York.
Dr. Stein is a board-certified neurologist who is currently serving patients at Neurological Specialties of Long Island in Great Neck, New York. At Neurological Specialties of Long Island, patient health and satisfaction are top priorities. Every patient is given a warm welcome from the first time they visit the office through each and every follow-up appointment. The team of physicians working at Neurological Specialties of Long Island possess over 40 years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of neurological conditions, fully committed to helping each and every patient return to optimal health. They aim to provide the most advanced and minimally invasive treatments available.
Dr. Stein is also affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and NYU Winthrop Hospital. Dr. Stein graduated summa cum laude with his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University. He then went on to earn his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. After his graduation, he completed his internship at Staten Island University Hospital and his residency in neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
In order to further advance his training, Dr. Stein also completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he completed rotations in EMG/NCV, EEG, EMU monitoring, and evoked potentials in sleep research – among others. He developed a special interest in complex epilepsy cases, neuromuscular disorders, and neuropathy.
Demonstrating his profound knowledge in the field of neuropathy, Dr. Stein has published several articles on neuropathies in the Muscle & Nerve Journal. He has also been actively involved in research studies.
Dr. Stein is board-certified in both neurology and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.
Throughout his practice experience, Dr. Stein has received numerous awards for his dedicated care, including recognition as the Best Neurologist on Long Island by the Long Island Press, as well as recipient of the On-Time Physician Award, Compassionate Physician Award, and Patients’ Choice Award from Vitals.com on multiple occasions.
Dr. Stein is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, as well as evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient. Dr. Stein specializes in nerve conduction studies, neuropathy, complex epilepsy cases, and EMG.
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