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Brij M. Singh Ahluwalia, M.D.

Chairman and Professor of Neurology

Email: brij_singh-ahluwalia@nymc.edu


Department of Neurology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595

Academic office: (914) 594-3205 
Clinical practice: (914) 345-1313

Personal Profile:

Dr. Singh is Chairman & Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College,  Director of Neurology & Neurosciences and Chief, Cerebrovascular & General Neurology Sections at Westchester Medical Center.

He received his medical degree, M.B.B.S. in 1961 and post-graduate degree in Internal Medicine (M.D.) in 1966 from Punjab University in Chandigarh, India. He completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine from Rajindra Hospital in Patiala, India, and a four-year research fellowship from the Indian Council of Medical Research, a national health research institute, in 1967. Upon completion of his Neurology Residency at New York Medical College in 1972 he joined the Department of Neurology faculty at New York Medical College.

Dr. Singh is a member of several professional and scientific organizations including American Academy of Neurology, Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease and American Heart Association (AHA). He is a fellow of American Academy of Neurology and fellow of Stroke Council for American Heart Association. He is former president of the AHA Westchester/Putnam Chapter. He served as President of the Medical Board of WMC for 5 years. He has authored a number of scientific papers. He has been elected to the Best Doctors Guide in the New York metro area by Castle Connelly and included in the "Best Doctors in New York" issue of New York Magazine.

Professional Interests:

Dr. Singh is board certified in Neurology by American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. His areas of interest are stroke, memory disorders, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, headache and general neurology.

Education Profile:

Internal Medicine: Rajindra Hospital Government Medical College 12/1961
Residency: Rajindra Hospital Patiala, India 12/1962; Beekman Downtown Hospital, NY, NY 12/1968
Neurology Residency: Casualty Medical Officer, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, India 12/1967; New York Medical College, NY 1972
Graduate Degree: M.D.
Graduate Degree Institution: Punjab University, Patiala, India

Other Credentials:

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology 1974
Licenses: New York-1972; Connecticut-1998

Current Hospital Affiliation: Attending and Director of Neurology, Co-Chief Cerebrovascular Disease Section, Westchester Medical Center

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