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Steven Frucht

  • PROFESSOR Neurology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

  • Residency, Neurology
    New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

  • Fellowship, Movement Disorder
    Columbia University Medical Center

Biography

    Dr. Steve Frucht, Professor of Neurology, is director of Movement Disorders in the Robert and John M. Bendheim Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center.  A native New Yorker, he received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Harvard before training in neurology at New York Hospital where he served as chief resident. After completing training in Clinical Movement Disorders at Columbia University, he joined the Columbia faculty where he remained until his appointment at Mount Sinai.

    In addition to evaluating the full spectrum of patients with movement disorders, his research interests focus on the evaluation and treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders, specifically task-specific dystonia affecting musicians (an area of interest given his training as a classical musician), myoclonus and tremor.

    Dr. Frucht serves as a permanent member of the NIH K-award study section for neurology. He has participated in numerous clinical trials, published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, and authored two textbooks.

    Dr. Frucht has lectured nationally and internationally in courses sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology and International Movement Disorders Society.

    In the News
    Dr. Frucht discusses dystonia in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF

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. Frucht during 2012 and/or 2013. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting:

  • Impax Laboratories, Inc.; Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC

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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