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Nikolaos Scarmeas, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology


  • MD: Medical School of National and Capodistrian University of Athens
  • Fellowship: (Neurology, Aging and Dementia) Columbia University
  • MS: (Biostatistics) Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurology & Psychiatry

Office Location: Neurological Institute, 710 West 168th Street, 1st floor
Phone: 212-305-6939

Insurance: Aetna, Amerigroup Health Plan, CIGNA, Empire BC/BS-Wellchoice & Unicare, Oxford, United Healthcare, Medicare
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Dr Scarmeas received his MD degree from the Medical School Of National And Capodistrian University Of Athens in 1992. He subsequently completed a 2-year military service and was then employed as a physician in primary care of rural areas of Greece. Dr Scarmeas came to the US in 1996 and completed a Neurology residency training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York in 2000. He then had a 2-year clinical-research fellowship in the division of Aging and Dementia of the department of Neurology of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. After completing his fellowship Dr. Scarmeas received a Masters degree in Biostatistics from the Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University. Since 2008, Dr Scarmeas is Associate Professor of Neurology at Columbia University and is involved in clinical, teaching and research activities in the Department of Neurology and the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

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