New York Medical College

Venkat Ramani, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Residency Program Director

Venkat RamaniEmail:


Department of Neurology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595

Office Telephones:

Academic: (914) 594-4293
Clinical: (914) 345-1313

Personal Profile:

Venkat Ramani, M.D. is a Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College, and Chief of Section of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at Westchester Medical Center. Prior to his joining the Department of Neurology at NYMC, Dr. Ramani has held academic neurology faculty positions at the University of Minnesota, University of Illinois, and most recently at Albany Medical College, where he was the Chairman of the department.

 Dr. Ramani is an active member of the American Epilepsy Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS). He has served for a number of years as an examiner in the EEG Boards (ACNS). He has also served as a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of America and as a Medical Reviewer for the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles in Albany.

Dr. Ramani graduated from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and subsequently completed his residency training in both Neurology and Psychiatry in New York. Following the residency, he obtained a 2-year Fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG and evoked potentials) at the University of Minnesota. He is fully trained in Neurology, Psychiatry and Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG) and is independently Board certified in all three fields. He has authored a number of scientific papers and book chapters in his specialty areas.

Professional Interests:

Dr. Ramani specializes in Epilepsy and Behavioral Neurology.

Education Profile:

Post Graduate Studies:   New York Medical College

Graduate Degree:   M.D.

Graduate Degree Institution:   All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India

Fellowship:   Epilepsy 1976-1977; Clinical Neurophysiology 1979-1980; University of Minnesota Medical Center, MN

Other Credentials:

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology) 1973; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry) 1975

New York-1971
New Jersey-1995

Current Hospital Affiliation: Attending Neurologist Westchester Medical Center, Director of Neurophsyiology Lab and Epilepsy Section