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Division Chief: Malcolm Gottesman, MD
4th Year Medical Student Elective Yes
Resident Elective(s) Yes

All members of the Division of Neurology are Board Certified Teaching Faculty of NYU Winthrop Hospital. Patients are offered the latest advances in neurologic diagnosis and treatment. We provide comprehensive neurological care for adults with brain, spine, or neuromuscular disorders. Our staff collaborates and oversees neurology treatment in consultation with the primary care physician.

  • Cognitive Disorder Program
  • Stroke Treatment Program
  • Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Program
  • Neuromuscular Testing
  • General Neurologic Disorders
  • Diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, Tremor and other common neurological problems.


  • Electromyography (EMG) testing to aid in diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy and other neuromuscular disorders.
  • Brain Wave Testing, Electroencephalograph (EEG) and video EEG monitoring for seizure disorders.
  • Evoked Potential Testing (VER-BAER-SER) to evaluate the visual, auditory, and somatosensory systems.
  • Transcranial Doppler Testing (TCD) Evaluation of intracranial blood flow ultrasound to study stenosis of intracranial vessels.
  • Carotid Dopplers Evaluation of the carotid blood flow through ultrasoun


Research activity in Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis.


Shazia Alam, DO


  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Henry Ford Wyanette Hospital
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Hospital
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center

Yefim Cavalier, DO


  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Albany Medical Center
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center

Nora Chan, MD

Movement Disorder

  • Medical School:Mount Sinai Hospital – New York
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital – New York
  • Fellowship: UCLA

J. Paul Duic, MD


  • Medical School: New York University
  • Internship: University of California, Davis
  • Residencies: Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of California, Davis
  • Fellowship: Neuro Oncology Branch NCI NIH

David Friedman, MD


  • Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine
  • Internship: St. Vincents Catholic Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center

Rajanandini Muralidharan, MD

Neurocritical Care

  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical College
  • Internship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Jules Osias, MD

Neurocritical Care, Stroke

  • Medical School: Mount Sinai Hospital – New York
  • Internship: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Residency: North Shore University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Marlon Seliger, MD


  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical College
  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Kings County Hospital Center,SUNY University Hospital

Antenor Vilceus, MD


  • Medical School: Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Residencies: Brookdale Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Shicong Ye, MD


  • Medical School: Shanghai Medical University
  • Internship: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
  • Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Huiying Yu, MD

Neuromuscular and EMG

  • Medical School: Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences
  • Internship: NYU Medical Center
  • Residency: NYU Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Contact Us

Linda Murray, C-TAGME

Residency Coordinator

Department of Medicine
NYU Winthrop Hospital
222 Station Plaza North
Suite 509
Mineola, NY 11501

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