Scott E. Hirsch, MD

  • Specialties: Epilepsy, Adult Psychiatry, Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-558-0809

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

bipolar disorder, depressive disorder, mental depression, mood disorder, dementia, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, asperger syndrome, autism, brain injury, epilepsy, head injury, traumatic brain injury, brain inflammation, frontotemporal dementia, lewy body dementia
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry, 2008
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2008
Education and Training
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Neurology/Psychiatry, 2007
  • MD from New York University, 2001

Locations and Appointments

13 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*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 Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

223 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

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My Research


  • Brain Biopsy Findings Link Major Depressive Disorder to Neuroinflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Neurovascular Dysfunction: A Case Report

    Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Hirsch, Scott; Friedman, Kent; Strange, John; Reidy, Jason; Khoukaz, Maya; Ferrell, Richard B; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Zagzag, David
    Biological psychiatry. 2013 Sep. 611-612

  • Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and chronic pain: A retrospective case-controlled study

    Gazzola, Deana M; Carlson, Chad; Rugino, Angela; Hirsch, Scott; Starner, Karen; Devinsky, Orrin
    Epilepsy & behavior. 2012 Dec. 25 (4): 662-665

  • Motor worsening and tardive dyskinesia with aripiprazole in Lewy body dementia

    Boylan, Laura S; Hirsch, Scott
    BMJ case reports. 2009. 2009: ?-?

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