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Ritesh Ramdhani

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PENDING) Neurology
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PENDING) Neurosurgery
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

  • MD, Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Residency, Neurology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Movement Disorders
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Ramdhani completed his undergraduate training with Magna Cum Laude honors at New York University and obtained his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He trained in neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he served as chief resident. After completing a fellowship in Clinical Movement Disorders at Mount Sinai, he joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Associate Director of the Movement Disorders Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program. Dr. Ramdhani works in a multidisciplinary team that uses DBS in the treatment of refractory Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, and Tremor. In addition, he evaluates and cares for patients with a wide variety of movement disorders. His research interests include using neuroimaging techniques to study structural brain changes in patients with movement disorders, specifically dystonia, as well as those with DBS.

Publications

Ramdhani RA, Kumar V, Velickovic M, Frucht SJ, Tagliati M, Simonyan K. What's special about task in dystonia? A voxel-based morphometry and diffusion weighted imaging study. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 2014 Aug; 29(9).

Ramdhani RA, Frucht SJ. Isolated Chorea Associated with LGI1 Antibody. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 2014 Jan; 4.

Ramdhani RA, Simonyan K. Primary dystonia: conceptualizing the disorder through a structural brain imaging lens. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 2013; 3.

Ramdhani RA, Frucht SJ. Adult-onset Idiopathic Focal Lower Extremity Dystonia: A Rare Task-Specific Dystonia. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 2013; 3.

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.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Ramdhani during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting:

  • St. Jude Medical, Inc.

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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