Ilana B. Katz-Sand
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Neurology
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Internship, Internal Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship, Multiple Sclerosis
Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Ilana Katz Sand joined the Neurology faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in July, 2013 following a two-year fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis funded by a Sylvia Lawry Fellowship Training Grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Katz Sand is board certified in Neurology.
Dr. Katz Sand completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in 2008, and completed her residency in Neurology at the Columbia University Medical Center in 2011. She was elected Chief Resident from 2010-2011 and was recognized by the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Foundation Circle of Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Katz Sand received her BS degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude) in 2003 where she was also a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She obtained her MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2007 where she was a member of the AOA Honor Society and the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. She received the Helen Sciarra Prize in Neurology and the Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award for Women Graduating in the Top 10% of Class.
Dr. Katz Sand is committed to providing excellent clinical care to patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neuroimmunological disorders, and aims to advance the field by contributing to clinical and translational research related to MS and other neuroimmunological disorders.
Katz Sand IB, Lublin FD. Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2013 Aug; 19(4 Multiple Sclerosis).
Katz Sand I, Krieger S. Emerging strategies for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Future Neurology 2012 March; 7(2): 193-207.
Gordon PH, Cheng B, Katz IB, Mitsumoto H, Rowland LP. Clinical features that distinguish PLS, upper motor neuron-dominant ALS, and typical ALS. Neurology 2009 Jun; 72(22).
Gordon PH, Cheng B, Katz IB, Pinto M, Hays AP, Mitsumoto H, Rowland LP. The natural history of primary lateral sclerosis. Neurology 2006 Mar; 66(5).
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr.Katz-Sand is not currently required to report Industry relationships.
Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.
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