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Michael H. Pourfar, MD

Affiliated Provider
Affiliated providers provide medical care at an NYU Langone location or a private practice, and are not employed by NYU Langone Health.
  • Specialties: Neurosurgery, Neurology
  • Languages: English, French
  • Phone: 212-263-2607
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Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • essential tremor
  • spasmodic torticollis
  • Tourette syndrome
  • facial pain
  • spasticity
  • ataxia
  • movement disorder
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • dystonia
  • Parkinson's disease
  • wry neck
Treatments
  • deep brain stimulation
  • stereotactic brain surgery
  • neuromodulation
  • radiosurgery

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2004
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Movement Disorder, 2005
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Neurology, 2003
  • MD from Hahnemann University, 1999

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • ###Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna OA Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Amidacare
  • Centerlight
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • 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 Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • GHI
  • GHI HMO
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HealthFirst
  • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Neurosurgery Associates

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

NYU Great Neck Medical

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

Academic office

530 1st Avenue, Suite 8S

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-2607

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