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Stephen J. Marks, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Neurology

Email: stephen_marks@nymc.edu


Department of Neurology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595

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

Personal Profile:

Stephen J. Marks, M.D., F.A.H.A., Professor of Clinical Neurology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, has the distinct pleasure of teaching at the medical school he matriculated at. After medical school at New York Med, Dr. Marks interned at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City for a year of Internal Medicine and then went further uptown for his Neurology residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital. After his residency, he did a Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, which focused clinically on Stroke with additional bench laboratory research on neuronal plasticity and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Marks currently runs the Cerebrovascular Program and Stroke Center at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY. He is doubly board certified in Neurology (adult) and NeuroVascular Neurology, both being ABMS board certifications. He is also a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Marks has also distinguished himself as one of the finest educators in the country, being voted by the graduating senior class of NYMC an Outstanding Teaching Award thirteen times since joining New York Med nineteen years ago. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society, the Goldstein Society of Honor for Teaching excellence, Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and has been elected to the Best Doctors guide for the New York metro area for the past thirteen consecutive years and has been in The Best Doctors issues of New York Magazine. Other highlights include being the neurologist for the New York Jets (1986-7'), being ringside as a neurologic consultant for the boxing heavy-weight title for the New York Athletic Commission (2000'), lecturing as an Instructor in Bio-Ethics since the creation of the Bio-Ethics Institute in 1999 and being an Expert Consultant for the Office of Professional Medical Conduct in the New York State Dept. of Health.

Steve currently resides in Tarrytown, NY, and when not ensconced in neurologic activities, enjoys time with his two children and playing on the ocean as an avid windsurfer.

Professional Interests:

Dr. Marks' subspecialty is neurovascular (stroke) and his special interest is in dementia.

Education Profile:

Internal Medicine: Lenox Hill Hospital, NY 1980 - 1981
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, NY 1981 - 1984; Fellowship in Stroke: Duke University Medical Center, NC 1984 - 1985
Graduate Degree: M.D.
Graduate Degree Institution: New York Medical College

Other Credentials:

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology 1985
Licenses:  New York-1981
Current Hospital Affiliation: Attending Neurologist, Westchester Medical Center, Co-chief, Cerebrovascular Disease Section

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