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Sally Sultan, MD, MS
Instructor of Neurology/Assistant Attending
Division of Child Neurology
Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease


Email: sms92@cumc.columbia.edu

Education:
  • BA: Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MD Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • Residency: Pediatric Resident, Jacobi Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Residency: Pediatric Neurology Resident, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Stroke Clinical Fellow, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship: Neuroepidemiology and Stroke Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • MS: Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
Board Certification:
America Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Office Location:
Harkness Pavillion 5th Floor
180 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY, 10032

Telephone (for appointments): 646-426-3876

Insurance: Aetna, Affinity, CIGNA, Empire BC/BS, Fidelis, Healthfirst, HealthPlus/Amerigroup, HIP, Multiplan, Oxford, United Healthcare, Medicare, and Medicaid
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Dr. Sally Sultan is an Instructor of Child Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Sultan received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University. After receiving her medical degree in 2004 from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she trained in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center in New York, and in child neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. Following residency, she completed a clinical fellowship in pediatric stroke at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her master's degree in epidemiology at the Columbia University School of Public Health in 2013, as well as neuro-epidemiology fellowship training in cerebrovascular diseases, working with Drs. Mitchell Elkind and Elan Louis. Dr. Sultan is a co-investigator in the Internal Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS) and the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke (TIPS) study. She is also engaged in research on risk factors for childhood stroke. Her clinical area of expertise is childhood stroke and blood vessel disorders. She is a member of the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Child Neurology Society.

Research

Dr. Sultan has her Master's of Science degree in epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health. She completed two-years of neuro-epidemiology fellowship training in cerebrovascular diseases, working with Drs. Mitchell Elkind and Elan Louis via a T32 training grant. Dr. Sultan is a co-investigator in the Internal Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS) and the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke (TIPS) study. As an IPSS co-investigator, Columbia University is an active enrolling site for children and neonates with stroke in ongoing IPSS sub-studies. Her personal research interest is in pediatric stroke risk factors, including traditional risk factors for atherosclerotic disease and young adult stroke risk factors.

Specialties:

Dr. Sultan provides specialty care for pediatric patients with perinatal stroke, childhood stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, intraventricular hemorrhage, cerebral vascular malformations, other disorders of the cerebral blood vessels, and neurocutaneous syndromes. She also provides general child neurology care.

Awards/Honors:

2013 Poster Presentation at American Academy of Neurology Meeting, March 2013: Predictive Validity of Severity Grading for Cerebral Steno-occlusive Arteriopathy in Recurrent Childhood Ischemic Stroke
2011 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Alumni Organization Membership Award
1996-2000 Dean's List, Columbia University



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