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Brij M. Singh Ahluwalia, M.D.

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 Professor of Neurology and past Chair at New York Medical College, and former Director of Neurology & 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 board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. 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 for 19 years (2001-2020). Dr. Singh was Doctor of the Year – 1992 - Dr. I. Fund Foundation, Founding President of the Hudson Valley Association of Physicians from India – 1994, Physician of the year at the 19th Annual Ball - Westchester Medical Center and honored by the Westchester County Board of Legislation on June 7, 1997 at “Brij Singh Ahluwalia Day.  His clinical interests include Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer (dementia), Headache, Balance disorders and Stroke & 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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