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
  • Co-Dir Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowship
  • Executive Director, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson?s and Movement Disorders
  • Director, Division 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

56 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 HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • 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 Essential
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Essential
  • 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 Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UPN Elite
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • 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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240 East 38th Street, 20th Floor
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My Research


  • Prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in Parkinson's disease: Pilot study of motor and neurophysiology outcomes [Meeting Abstract]

    Biagioni, MC; Dacpano, GS; Agarwal, S; Sticklor, KR; Small, WR; Chimienti, JN; Kumar, P; Loggini, A; Singleton-Garvin, JY; Friedman, ER; Brys, M; Gilbert, RM; Di Rocco, A
    Movement disorders. 2015 JUN. 30: S70-S70

  • No benefit from multifocal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on motor and mood symptoms of Parkinson's disease compared to sham stimulation: Results of the MASTER-PD study [Meeting Abstract]

    Brys, M; Biagioni, M; Agarwal, S; Dacpano, G; Kumar, P; Pirraglia, E; Gray, Z; Simon, DK; Wu, A; Fernandez, H; Chen, R; Shukla, AWagle; Lou, JS; Di Rocco, A; Pascual-Leone, A
    Movement disorders. 2015 JUN. 30: S73-S73

  • 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 7. 30 (5): 411-418

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