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Alan Aron

  • PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Neurology
  • PROFESSOR Neurology
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  • Psychiatry & Neurology

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • MD, Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neurology
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.


    Dr. Aron, Director Emeritus and Professor of Pediatric Neurology has directed the Child Neurology service since the founding of the Mount Sinai Medical School, now the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  He has trained more than 25 pediatric neurologists who now serve in various academic posts.  He has taught medical students, house staff and fellows in pediatric neurology and continues to actively pursue these educational duties.  He has also accepted qualified medical students from schools throughout the world during their medical school elective period for training in pediatric neurology.  He has served on the Admissions Committee for the medical school for the past twelve years.  He has been a regular senior examiner for Board Certification in Neurology for the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry for pediatric neurology.

    Ongoing research includes defining the natural history of Krabbe’s Disease in infants who screen positive on neonatal screening for the disease.  He is a member of the consortium of New York state physicians who are defining current parameters for assessment, follow and treatment of affected infants and for asymptomatic children who have the genetic markers for late onset disease.


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Dr. Aron did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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