Dr. Mendelsohn, the founder our practice, is a board certified Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology with over 40 years of experience caring for patients with neurological illness and trauma. In addition to board certification in neurology, Dr. Mendelsohn is also certified by the American Society of Neuroimaging and the American Academy of Neurorehabilitation. Now retired, his practice encompassed all areas of general neurology, including the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, epidural steroid injections for back pain, and Botox for chronic migraine headaches. He has published many articles on brain trauma, hemiplegia, and cerebral palsy.
Dr. Mendelsohn received his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1971 and completed his residency in Neurology at Nassau County Medical Center. He completed fellowships around the country in Headache, Neuroimaging, and Neurorehabilitation. He previously held the position of medical director of the St. Charles Rehabilitation Center and of the Traumatic Brain Injury Unit at St. Johnlands Nursing Center.
In addition to being a well-respected member of the medical community, he is also an accomplished author and artist. Dr. Mendelsohn published a collection of memoirs called "A Doctor's Journey," and his paintings can be seen on the walls of our office and in many local galleries and art shows.
A registered and board certified physician assistant, Ms. Helms joined our practice in August 2015. She pursued a Health Science major at SUNY-Stony Brook, and achieved both a Bachelors of Science degree in Health Sciences and a Masters of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Touro College - School of Health Sciences, in 2012. Due to her academic success, Eun Ah was recognized on both the Dean's list and Honor Roll.
Eun Ah joined us after working two years in primary care, and her interests include all aspects of general neurology as well as the administration therapeutic injections such as nerve blocks, trigger point injections, and Botox for chronic migraines.
Eun Ah's patients always comment about the compassionate and thorough care that she provides.
Dr. Liedke joined our practice in January 2019 and she is board certified in Neurology. Her interests include all aspects of general neurology (including therapeutic injections for headaches, neck pain, and low back pain) with special expertise in multiple sclerosis. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in 2014. She then completed her Neurology residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in 2017. She subsequently pursued additional fellowship training in Multiple Sclerosis at the Weill Cornell MS Center.
She enjoys mentoring residents and medical students and is a voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook.
Dr. Liedke is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.
Dr. Maltese, our current medical director, joined our practice during the summer of 2014. Board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine, his interests include general neurology, headache, dementia, neurophysiology, and sleep disorders. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2008 and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ. Dr. Maltese completed his residency in Neurology at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he served as chief resident during his final year. He pursued additional training with fellowships in Neurophysiology (EEG and EMG) and Sleep Medicine at Stony Brook.
Dr. Maltese's research has been presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Convention and he has participated in The College of New Jersey's Residential Education "Distinguished Alumni Panel." He enjoys teaching residents and medical students, and is a voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook.
Dr. Maltese is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.
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