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Douglas D. SankarDouglas Sankar, M.D.

Medical School: Boston University, Boston, MA
Internship: New York University, New York, NY 
Residency: Neurology, New York University, New York, NY
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology Orthopedic Institute, New York, NY
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry &Neurology, with added qualifications in  Clinical Neurophysiology.

Douglas D. Sankar, M.D. is Board Certified in Neurology with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr Sankar is a Fellow of the American Board of Elecrodiagnostic Medicine. He was educated at Boston University School of Medicine through the accelerated program, and completed residency and fellowship at New York University. Dr. Sankar joins the practice after running the Clinical Neurophysiology services at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center for ten years. He also served as the Associate Chief of Neurology. Dr. Sankar is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College. He is the director of the Stroke Center at the Hudson Valley Hospital. His areas of clinical interest include Epilepsy, Headaches, Vertigo and Back Pain as well as Clinical Neurophysiology (diseases of the peripheral nerves and muscles).

A National lecturer on Migraine Headaches, Dr. Sankar has conducted numerous lectures to primary care physicians on this topic. He also has special interest in Epilepsy and In Neuromuscular Disease.

Shaik UbaidShaik Ubaid, M.D.

Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Cornell University, New York, NY
First Director of intraoperative Neurophysiologic monitoring at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell University.

Dr. Ubaid is a comprehensive neurologist with fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology. He did his residency training in neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

After completing his fellowship at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, he stayed on as assistant professor of neurology and neuroscience at Cornell He was the first director of Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring at the New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell in New York City where he helped start the deep brain stimulation program for movement disorders. He was a member of the team that performed pioneering work in gene therapy research for Parkinsons Disease.

Dr. Ubaid provides comprehensive neurological care that includes conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, dementia, epilepsy, headache, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, neck and back pain, neuropathy and other diseases of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. He provides Botox procedures for intractable and debilitating headaches. His hobbies include traveling, social work and public speaking.

Research:
Co-investigator in the FDA approved study of gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease. These were the first such cases in the world.

Awards and Honors:
Francis Foster Award for "Best Scientific Presentation" at the 1999 Wisconsin Neurological Society Meeting. 

Amit KhanejaAmit Khaneja, M.D.

Dr. Khaneja is Board Certified in Neurology and board eligible in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. He completed residency in Neurology at Albert Einstein's Beth Israel Medical Center Neurology residency program and fellowship at NYU Medical Center in Clinical Neurophysiology/ Epilepsy with special emphasis on medical and surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy and other seizure disorders. He has extensive experience in Video EEG monitoring and managing Epilepsy in a critical care setting. In addition to General Neurology, his training includes Clinical Neurophysiology, as well as using EMG as a diagnostic tool.

Dr. Khaneja enjoys providing care for patients with headache, stroke, and patients with nerve and muscle disorders. Dr. Khaneja believes in providing comprehensive care for patients with neurological disorders including but not limited to holistic, medicinal, and surgical and treatments.

Dr. Khaneja has a beautiful seven year old daughter that is trilingual, she reads and writes fluently in English and Hebrew and speaks fluent Russian.  Dr. Khaneja also has a special interest and love for Opera. In 2003 Dr. Khaneja debued at Carnegie Hall in a program of songs and arias. He appeared widely in New York, in operas and oratorios, having sung with Dicapo opera among others in roles such as Tamino (Die Zauberfloete), Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore), Alfredo (La Traviata), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor), to name a few. Dr. Khaneja’s Lyric tenor has been lent to numerous performances of Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte) and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with New York Opera Productions, Amato Opera, NYC. He has also appeared with various ensembles in the Tristate area such as New York Cantata Singers-NYC, BC Chorale, BC orchestra, First Presbyterian Chorale NJ, Douglaston Singers NY and Good Shepherd Choir, in important oratorio works such as Alexander's feast(Handel), Messiah (Handel), Weihnacht's oratorium (Bach), and countless Bach cantatas for the Tenor voice.


Cold Spring

(845) 265-1006

Internal Medicine:
Cynthia Ligenza, MD

Terry Alexander, NP

 

(845) 809-5661

Internal Medicine:
Ellen M. Higgins, FNP
William Higgins, MD

1756 Route 9D, Suite 102
Cold Spring, NY 10516

 

(845) 265-3664

Internal Medicine:
Cipriano Vamenta, MD

1756 Route 9D, Suite 102
Cold Spring, NY 10516

 

Cortlandt Manor

(914) 293-8600

Neurology:
Douglas Sankar, MD
Shaik Ubaid, MD
Amit Khaneja, MD

1978 Crompond Road - Suite 101
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

 

(914) 739-6550

Internal Medicine:
James Trapasso, DO
Steven Rocker, MD
Aaron Richman, MD

1985 Crompond Road, Bldg. D
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

 

(914) 736-6180

OB/GYN:
Meedlen Charles, MD
Sheila Pongnon, MD

Joanne Mazzio, CNM, NP, MS
Jonelle Bingham-Alexander, M.D.
Maria Nierenberg, CNM, NP, MS
Danielle Stracci, LM, CM, MS

1968 Crompond Road,
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

 

(914) 736-1100

Ophthalmology:
Dr. Phillip Calenda

1985 Crompond Road, Bldg. C
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

 

(914) 737-3346

Pediatrics:
Dr. Michael Lasser
Dr. Eric Mier

1985 Crompond Road, Bldg. E
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

 

Croton-on-Hudson

(914) 271-2424
Pediatrics:
Lawrence Baskind, MD
Susan Travis, CPNP
Mary Ellen Stavitz, CPNP
Ellen Sandoval, MD

35 South Riverside Ave
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

 

Peekskill

(914) 736-0400
Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology:
David Burns, MD
Internal Medicine:
Sejal Lauro, PA
Egesta Mani, MD

211 South Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566

 

Putnam Valley

(914) 528-7664
OB/GYN:
Meedlen Charles, MD
Sheila Pongnon, MD

Joanne Mazzio, CNM, NP, MS
Jonelle Bingham-Alexander, M.D.
Maria Nierenberg, CNM, NP, MS
Danielle Stracci, LM, CM, MS

205 Waterside Professional Park
Located at 1259 Oregon Road
Putnam Valley, NY 10579

 

Yorktown

(914) 962-5533
Internal Medicine:
Daniela Spitzer, MD
Egesta Mani, MD

 

(914) 302-2640
Plastic Surgery:
Dennis A. Pastena, MD

2050 Saw Mill River Road, Suite 1
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598