Kara F Sheinart

Kara F Sheinart, MD




Kara F. Sheinart MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an attending physician in the Mount Sinai Stroke Center. Dr. Sheinart received a BA in natural sciences from the Johns Hopkins University and an MD from the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. She completed an internship in internal medicine, a residency in neurology, and a fellowship in stroke and cerebrovascular disease at the Mount Sinai Medical Center before joining the faculty in 1995, where she also pursued graduate studies in public health.

Dr. Sheinart's interests include prevention of recurrent stroke, stroke epidemiology, and clinical trials. Dr. Sheinart sees patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and transient ischemic attacks, as well as general neurology patients. She has an active clinical practice at the Mount Sinai Hospital and serves as an attending physician on the stroke service.

Dr. Sheinart offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call her office to schedule a video visit.

Dr. Sheinart is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.


Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)


MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Cerebrovascular Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital

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