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Madeline Fields

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  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Focus

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
  • Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Laser treatments for intractable epilepsy
  • Neurobehavioral status testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Responsive nerve stimulator (Neuropace) for epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stereotactic EEG monitoring
  • Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) for epilepsy


  • MD, Israel Institute of Technology

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Group

  • Residency, Neurology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Neurophysicology
    Bellevue Hospital Center


    Madeline C. Fields, MD completed a two year fellowship in neurophysiology and epilepsy at the New York University Langone Medical Center. She is the recipient of the National Epifellows Award and is board certified in Neurology and Neurophysiology.

    Dr. Fields received her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her medical degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. After a one year internship in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, she completed her neurology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she served as chief resident. Dr. Fields was awarded the Resident of theYear award, the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, and was inducted as an honorary member into Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Her primary clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of epilepsy, evaluation of the genetic basis for epilepsy, conditions where epilepsy is a frequent complication including autism, dementia and psychiatric conditions, as well as complementary therapies.


Fields MC, Marcuse LV. Palinacousis. Handbook of clinical neurology 2015; 129.

Fields MC, Labovitz DL, French JA. Hospital-onset seizures: an inpatient study. JAMA neurology 2013 Mar; 70(3).

Di Dio AS, Fields MC, Rowan AJ. Palinacousis - auditory perseveration: two cases and a review of the literature. Epilepsia 2007 Sep; 48(9).

Belogolovkin V, Levine SR, Fields MC, Stone JL. Postpartum eclampsia complicated by reversible cerebral herniation. Obstetrics and gynecology 2006 Feb; 107(2 Pt 2).

Fields MC, Levine SR. Thrombophilias and stroke: diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis 2005 Oct; 20(2).

Naschitz JE, Rozenbaum M, Fields MC, Enis S, Manor H, Dreyfuss D, Peck S, Peck ER, Babich JP, Mintz EP, Sabo E, Slobodin G, Rosner I. Cardiovascular reactivity in fibromyalgia: evidence for pathogenic heterogeneity. The Journal of rheumatology 2005 Feb; 32(2).

Fields MC, Levine SR. Patient page. Clot-busting therapy helps stroke victims--but only if they get treatment in time. Neurology 2005 Jan; 64(2).

Naschitz JE, Rozenbaum M, Shaviv N, Fields MC, Enis S, Babich JP, Manor H, Yeshurun D, Sabo E, Rosner I. The feeling of fatigue--fatigue severity by unidimensional versus composite questionnaires. Behavioral medicine (Washington, D.C.) 2004; 29(4).

Gisser JM, Fields MC, Pick N, Moses AE, Srugo I. Invasive group a streptococcus associated with an intrauterine device and oral sex. Sexually transmitted diseases 2002 Aug; 29(8).

Fields MC, Rozenfeld I, Levine SR. Venous Strokes and Venous Sinus Thrombosis. In: Traystman RJ, editor. Acute Stroke: Bench to Bedside. New York, NY, Marcel Dekker;.

Marcuse LV, Lancman G, Demopoulos A, Fields M. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus in patients with brain tumors. Seizure 2014 Aug; 23(7).

Marcuse LV, Bronster DJ, Fields M, Polanco A, Yu T, Chikwe J. Evaluating the obtunded patient after cardiac surgery: the role of continuous electroencephalography. Journal of critical care 2014 Apr; 29(2).

Musleh C, Marcuse L, Fields M. Mystery case: a young boy with myoclonic jerks. Neurology 2013 Oct; 81(18).

Industry Relationships

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. Fields 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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