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Dorothea Altschul, MD, Neurology, Ridgewood, NJ, Valley Hospital

DorotheaAltschulMDFAHA

Neurology Ridgewood, NJ

Interventional Neurology, Vascular Neurology

Clinical Director Neurointerventional Neurosurgery, The Valley Health System

Overview of Dr. Altschul

I'm a board certified neurointerventionalist. I do minimal-invasive procedures for cerebrovascular disease, ie. coiling for cerebral aneurysms, stenting for venous stenosis, pulsatile tinnitus and/or intracranial hypertension, middle meningeal artery embolization for chronic subdural hemorrhage, embolizations for intractable nose bleeds, and other treatments for vascular malformations.

Education & Training

  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and SurgeonsInterventional Neuroradiology, 2008 - 2010
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalFellowship, Vascular Neurology, 2007 - 2008
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Neurology, 2004 - 2007
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Westchester Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Vienna Faculty of Medicine
    University of Vienna Faculty of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2010 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2007 - 2009
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Vascular Neurology
  • The Society of Neurological Surgeons' Committee on Accreditation of Subspecialty Training Neuroendovascular Surgery

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • Optimizing Stroke And Aneurysm CareFebruary 2021
  • Stroke Trends During Covid-19 pandemicJuly 2020
  • Six Feet AwayMay 2020

Press Mentions

  • Neurosurgeons of New Jersey Present at SNIS Conference
    Neurosurgeons of New Jersey Present at SNIS ConferenceMarch 21st, 2018
  • AHA News: Treatment to Ward off Stroke Less Effective in Women
    AHA News: Treatment to Ward off Stroke Less Effective in WomenNovember 16th, 2019
  • Dr Altschul named social media editor for the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery
    Dr Altschul named social media editor for the Journal of Neurointerventional SurgeryFebruary 27th, 2021
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Committees

  • Member, Research Trustee Committee - The Valley Health System 2021 - Present
  • Neuroendovascular Representative, Comprehensive Stroke Committee At The Valley Hospital 2016 - Present

Research History

  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor In Neurology At New York University2021 - Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Of Neurology in Neurological Surgery Vagelos College of Physicians And Surgeons2008 - 2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    Horizon BCBS HMO
    Horizon BCBS POS
    Horizon BCBS PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
    Cigna
    Fidelis
    Medicare
    United (UHC)
    Beech Street
    Oscar Health
    Private Health Care Systems
    TriCare (CHAMPUS)
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