Alessandro Di Rocco, MD

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Phone: 212-263-4838

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, abnormal gait, ataxia, movement disorders, spasmodic dysphonia, Tourette syndrome, botox, restless leg syndrome (RLS), multiple system atrophy, corticobasal degeneration, hemifacial spasm, deep brain stimulation, meige syndrome, normal pressure hydrocephalus (nph), spasmodic torticollis, blepharospasm, dystonia, involuntary muscle jerking, spasticity, REM behavior disorder, lewy body dementia, essential tremor
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  • Founders Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology
  • Director of Movement Disorders
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurology, 1994
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurology, 1991
  • MD from University Of Genova, 1984

Locations and Appointments

52 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UPN Elite
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
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New York, NY 10016

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My Research


  • Intensive Rehabilitation Enhances Lymphocyte BDNF-TrkB Signaling in Patients With Parkinson's Disease

    Fontanesi, Cecilia; Kvint, Svetlana; Frazzitta, Giuseppe; Bera, Rossana; Ferrazzoli, Davide; Di Rocco, Alessandro; Rebholz, Heike; Friedman, Eitan; Pezzoli, Gianni; Quartarone, Angelo; Wang, Hoau-Yan; Ghilardi, M Felice
    Neurorehabilitation & neural repair. 2015 Aug. ?-?

  • Movement Preparation and Bilateral Modulation of Beta Activity in Aging and Parkinson's Disease

    Meziane, Hadj Boumediene; Moisello, Clara; Perfetti, Bernardo; Kvint, Svetlana; Isaias, Ioannis Ugo; Quartarone, Angelo; Di Rocco, Alessandro; Ghilardi, Maria Felice
    PLoS one. 2015. 10 (1): e0114817-e0114817 e0114817

  • Practice changes beta power at rest and its modulation during movement in healthy subjects but not in patients with Parkinson's disease

    Moisello, Clara; Blanco, Daniella; Lin, Jing; Panday, Priya; Kelly, Simon P; Quartarone, Angelo; Di Rocco, Alessandro; Cirelli, Chiara; Tononi, Giulio; Ghilardi, M Felice
    Brain & behavior. 2015 Oct. 5 (10): e00374-e00374 e00374

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