Michael H. Pourfar, MD

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

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

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

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  • Aetna
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    • NY Medicaid
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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

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Publications

  • The International Deep Brain Stimulation Registry and Database for Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome: How Does It Work?

    Deeb, Wissam; Rossi, Peter J; Porta, Mauro; Visser-Vandewalle, Veerle; Servello, Domenico; Silburn, Peter; Coyne, Terry; Leckman, James F; Foltynie, Thomas; Hariz, Marwan; Joyce, Eileen M; Zrinzo, Ludvic; Kefalopoulou, Zinovia; Welter, Marie-Laure; Karachi, Carine; Mallet, Luc; Houeto, Jean-Luc; Shahed-Jimenez, Deeb, Wissam; Rossi, Peter J; Porta, Mauro; Visser-Vandewalle, Veerle; Servello, Domenico; Silburn, Peter; Coyne, Terry; Leckman, James F; Foltynie, Thomas; Hariz, Marwan; Joyce, Eileen M; Zrinzo, Ludvic; Kefalopoulou, Zinovia; Welter, Marie-Laure; Karachi, Carine; Mallet, Luc; Houeto, Jean-Luc; Shahed-Jimenez, Joohi; Meng, Fan-Gang; Klassen, Bryan T; Mogilner, Alon Y; Pourfar, Michael H; Kuhn, Jens; Ackermans, L; Kaido, Takanobu; Temel, Yasin; Gross, Robert E; Walker, Harrison C; Lozano, Andres M; Khandhar, Suketu M; Walter, Benjamin L; Walter, Ellen; Mari, Zoltan; Changizi, Barbara K; Moro, Elena; Baldermann, Juan C; Huys, Daniel; Zauber, S Elizabeth; Schrock, Lauren E; Zhang, Jian-Guo; Hu, Wei; Foote, Kelly D; Rizer, Kyle; Mink, Jonathan W; Woods, Douglas W; Gunduz, Aysegul; Okun, Michael S
    Frontiers in neuroscience. 2016. 10: 170-170
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  • Lead Angle Matters: Side Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation Improved With Adjustment of Lead Angle

    Pourfar, Michael H; Mogilner, Alon Y Pourfar, Michael H; Mogilner, Alon Y
    Neuromodulation. 2016 Aug 4. ?-?

  • 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 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 14. 93 (4): 231-239

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