Dr. Jonathan Dissin

Neurology
Philadelphia, PA
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Philadelphia, PA

Address

Albert Einstein Medical Center, 5401 Old York Road, Klein # 405, Philadelphia, PA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

2154567308

Insurances accepted

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicaid

Independence Blue Cross Group

Keystone Mercy Health Plan, Inc

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

Residency: University of Vermont/ Medical Center Hospital of Vermont Neurology/ Chief Resident- Neurology Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical/Research Fellow Neurology (Stroke) Director, Clinical Stroke Service, Einstein Medical Center Director NeuroScience Unit, Einstein Medical Center Co-Director Vascular Laboratory, Einstein Medical Center Interests: NeuroCritical Care, Cerebrovascular disease, Multiple Sclerosis

Specialties
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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

253 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
See below: Abscesses are more common in males, usually.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
High BP: You are correct, the 117 is high. However, a number of factors contribute to bp, and pain is one of them. When you are suffering with pain, especially ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Migraine related: Chronic migraine patients frequently demonstrate MRI abnormalities consistent with chronic ischaemic change. We frequently will add either Plavix (clo ... Read More

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Jun 26, 2015
Dr. Dissin is an excellent Neurologist and a compassionate physician. When I've needed advice on how to manage a neurological problem Dr. Dissin has always been willing to give of his time and and his...Read More
Dr. Dissin is a neurologist with outstanding clinical skills and experience.He is know for his compassion and his dedication to the care of his patients. I recommend him strongly as a Neurologist on w...Read More
May 25, 2013
Very high quality responses.
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I take 325mg aspirin a day and 10mg propranalol. Will that lower my stroke risk at all, even though I have migraine with aura? I always have the aura for 30 minutes and no headache.....I take the abov...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Good advice (from an 8-yr Lyme victim). Wish I had taken that advice 8 years ago, I tried to tough it out and now it's chronic.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! She has been seeing pediatric neurologist as Childrens medical center, are they the same

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

Medical Center Hospital of Vermont/Univ. of Vt

Awards

Fellow, Stroke Council, American Heart Association
Fellow, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, American Heart Association
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