Michael H. Pourfar, MD

  • Specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery
  • Languages: English, French
  • Phone: 212-263-2607

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

dystonia, trigeminal neuralgia, deep brain stimulation, migraine headache, spinal cord stimulation, wry neck, facial pain, Parkinson's disease, Tourette syndrome, essential tremor, radiosurgery, spasticity, pain management
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Movement Disorder, 2005
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Neurology, 2003
  • MD from Hahnemann University, 1999
Departments

Locations and Appointments

58 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • 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
  • GHI CBP
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • 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
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) 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.
NYU Neurosurgery Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 8S
New York, NY 10016

Contact

Phone: 212-263-2607

NYU Great Neck Medical

488 Great Neck Road, Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 11021

NYU GREAT NECK MEDICAL ASSOCIATES - NEUROMODULATION

488 Great Neck Road
GREAT NECK, New York 11021

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Publications

  • Model-Based Deep Brain Stimulation Programming for Parkinson's Disease: The GUIDE Pilot Study

    Pourfar, Michael H; Mogilner, Alon Y; Farris, Sierra; Giroux, Monique; Gillego, Maria; Zhao, Yufan; Blum, David; Bokil, Hemant; Pierre, Mark C
    Stereotactic & functional neurosurgery. 2015 May. 93 (4): 231-239

  • Tourette syndrome deep brain stimulation: A review and updated recommendations

    Schrock, Lauren E; Mink, Jonathan W; Woods, Douglas W; Porta, Mauro; Servello, Dominico; Visser-Vandewalle, Veerle; Silburn, Peter A; Foltynie, Thomas; Walker, Harrison C; Shahed-Jimenez, Joohi; Savica, Rodolfo; Klassen, Bryan T; Machado, Andre G; Foote, Kelly D; Zhang, Jian-Guo; Hu, Wei; Ackermans, Linda; Temel, Yasin; Mari, Zoltan; Changizi, Barbara K; Lozano, Andres; Auyeung, M; Kaido, Takanobu; Agid, Yves; Welter, Marie L; Khandhar, Suketu M; Mogilner, Alon G; Pourfar, Michael H; Walter, Benjamin L; Juncos, Jorge L; Gross, Robert E; Kuhn, Jens; Leckman, James F; Neimat, Joseph A; Okun, Michael S
    Movement disorders. 2014 Dec. 1595-1601

  • Lessons Learned from Open-label Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome: Eight Cases over 7 Years

    Motlagh, Maria G; Smith, Megan E; Landeros-Weisenberger, Angeli; Kobets, Andrew J; King, Robert A; Miravite, Joan; de Lotbiniere, Alain C J; Alterman, Ron L; Mogilner, Alon Y; Pourfar, Michael H; Okun, Michael S; Leckman, James F
    Tremor & other hyperkinetic movements. 2013. 3: 1467-1467

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