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Shanna Patterson

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  • Clinical Neurophysiology

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • MD, University of California, San Diego

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

  • Residency, Neurology
    Columbia University School of Public Health

  • Fellowship, EMG & Neuromus. Dis.
    New York Presbyterian Hospital


    Shanna K. Patterson, M.D. is the Director of the Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospitals in New York city. She is also an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is an instructor for the medical student course, Brain and Behavior. Her subspecialty certifications include the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology. She completed her residency training in Neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, with an emphasis on EMG and neuromuscular disorders, at Columbia University.

    Dr. Patterson is a member of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy's Advisory Board. Professional society affiliations include the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the American Academy of Neurology. She has authored chapters on EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit, the phrenic nerve and neuromuscular junction disorders. Her clinical practice includes general outpatient neurology with a focus on peripheral neuromuscular disease, acute stroke care, and electrodiagnostic testing.

    She delivers the highest level of specialized care to her patients and emphasizes the importance of patient education in fostering doctor-patient relationships. Dr. Patterson welcomes patients with a broad variety of neurological problems, including patients with complaints related to weakness, muscle cramps, numbness, neuropathic pain, memory difficulty, autonomic dysfunction, back pain, and headaches.

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Dr. Patterson did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: 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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