Dr. Idan Sharon

Neurology
Brooklyn, NY
30 years experience male

Locations

Neurology & Psychiatry

Brooklyn, NY

Address

6917 Shore Road, Brooklyn, NY, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Neurology & Psychiatry

Staten Island, NY

About

Bio

Specialized in Neurology at Tulane university medical center (New Orleans, LA) Also specialized in psychiatry at mount Sinai medical center (New York, NY) PRIVATE PRACTICE Practicing psycho-pharmacology for psychiatry;specialized in anxiety disorders. Practicing neuro-pharmacology, management, testing, and evaluations for neurology: headaches, migraines, spine, neck pain, back pain, insomnia, sleep, restless legs syndrome, neuropathy, Parkinson's, and dementia

Specialties
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Neurology

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Hebrew, Polish

Doctor Q&A

212 Answers
51 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Restless legs syndro: Quinidine from tonic has reportedly been used with some effect.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
MENINGIOMA : Meningiomas, particularly those < 2 cm in diameter, are among the most common intracranial tumors. Amore common among women. These tumors tend to occu... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Coma stages: The glasgow coma scale involves three determinants: eye opening, verbal responses and motor response (movement). These determinants are evaluat... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Status epilepticus: Severe status can lead to anoxic brain damage.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Hand tingling: Reynaud's phenomenon or syndrome is associated with this- sometimes this is comorbid with an auto-immune/rheumatological condition (i.e., rheumatoid a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Tardive dyskinesia: May be permanent, and will be chararacterized by persistent abnormal movements. They do not usually wax and wane.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
POISON PARALYSIS: Many poisons can paralyze the body through multiple mechanisms. Some are used for treating patients with conditions in a positive way. For example, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
SILENT MIGRAINES: There are multiple good treatments for silent migraines. Aside from triptans, a lot of the new aed's (anti-convulsants) are safe and effective for pro... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Silent epilepsy: Multiple types including absence seizures or partial seizures; they are not the classic epileptic fits that one would think.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Syringomyelia: Syringomyelia is damage to the spinal cord due to a fluid-filled hole that forms in the cord. Symptoms: there may be no symptoms, or symptoms may incl... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Brain injury: Slight brain injury is nonspecific. That means the brain has sustained trauma, which is not significant. Transient brain injury means that the brain ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
MENINGIOMA : Removing the meningioma should relieve pressure in the head (intracranial pressure). There shouyld be less headaches. Sometimes seizures or infectio... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
WEAK MUSCLES: Unfortunately, there is atrophy (shrinkage) of these muscles due to disuse.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Arm tingling: Various neuropathy syndromes and / or various radiculopathy syndromes may cause the symptoms. A neurological evaluation is a good idea. I would also... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
MOVEMENT DISORDERS: I would see a neurologist specializing in movement disorders. Eegs and other testing modalities may provide some answers.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Torticollis: Torticollisoccurs when a problem with the neck muscle makes the head turn to one side, lean to one side, or be pulled forward or backward. There are t... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Inflammation: Calor, dolor, rubor, swelling.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Category c: It will pass through to the fetus.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Varied: Depends on the type of tumor pituitary tumors or pineal gland cysts may be more common than more serious tumors.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Not commonly: Usually more so in 2nd and later in 3rd trimester. See OB gym to be sure.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
ENT: I would recommend a vestibular (vng) test with your ent.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Autonomic symptoms: There are variant forms of parkinsons, which cause autonomic symptoms such as dizziness, temperature dysregulation, etc.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Carpopedal spasms: Contraction of the muscles causing pain.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Lumbar disc: Sounds like a lumbar radiculopathy (from disc dysfunction) recommend a lumbar spine MRI and an emg.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Brain inflammation: Can be cauysed by infectious or autoimmune (collagen-vascular) conditions, or some other brain insult. For example edema or inflammation surrounding ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
OB/GYN problem: This may be a visceral problem due to a gynecological problem. It needs to be worked up by the specialist. It also depends on how long it has been a... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
MRI: It's important to get a work up mri of the brain to rule out any right cranial lesion.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Pins and needles: Could be a neuropathy due to an underlying cause based on your medical history.
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Ganglion cyst: The cause of ganglion cysts is not known. One theory suggests that trauma causes the tissue of the joint to break down forming small cysts, which then... Read More
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Sinus headache: A sinus could be associated with tinnitus, or ringing in the ear. However, I am assuming that all the syndromes appeared simultaneously.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Dizziness: Copuld be anything from a mild cerebrovascular event, problem with sugar (diabetes) or infection.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Hip pains: It would be important to gather diagnostic results of mris and emgs to determine what if any neurologiucal issue exists.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
BRAIN INFLAMMATION: Mri with contrast is better at visualizing any type of brain infection, vasculitis or inflammatory process.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Low back pain: Radicular back pain, which is typically sharp and radiates from the lumbar spine to a leg. Coughing, sneezing, or voluntary contraction of abdominal m... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
See ob/gyn: It sounds as if you need to see your ob/gyn who may explain this best, and choose to examine you, order some bloodwork, to evaluate your hormone and o... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Anxiety attack Lyric: I have not seen Lyrica (pregabalin) cause panic or anxiety episodes. Sometimes it is used to reduce anxiety in certain patients. Many patients read ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Lew body dementia: I would have a preference for the Exelon (rivastigmine) patch which has the indication for parkinson's dementia.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Cervical occiput: Multiple etiologies including cervical disc problem, issue with cerebellar area or cerebellar tonsils, or even arnold chiari dysfunction. Mri advisab... Read More
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A 90-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine): Has a very low potential of eps or tardive dyskinesia.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Allodynia: Pain from stimuli which are not normally painful. The pain may occur other than in the area stimulated. Allodynia means other pain. Cutaneous allody... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Shaky hands: Did the shaky hands resolve after the dental procedure or did it occur during the procedure? Shaky hands may be due to many factors.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Muscle twitching: It may be a symptom of a neurological disorder. Is the twitching constant or irregular? Is it one sided or bilateral? Fasiculations may be due to a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Amenorrhea: It sounds as if you need to see your ob/gyn who may order some bloodwork, to evaluate your hormone and other levels.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Wine and emesis: You need to see your internist and have GI testing done as the symptoms may be serious.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Headaches: You may be pregnant, but it could also be signs or symptoms of something else including a prolactin problem. You should see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Muscle disorder: First make sure that the diagnosis is correct. Would recommend an EMG to rule out myopathy due to some other metabolic condition, which may correctab... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) & Trazodone: They can be taken together but the result could be sedation dizziness and somnolence.
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Alllergic reaction: This sounds like an allergic reaction to a medication or other substance because it is reactive and bilateral. She may be allergic to a new medicine ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Double vision: Would recommend a brain MRI as true diplopia may be a problem.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Peripheral vision: Auras are visual manifestations of neurological symptoms. Flashing lights are one type of aura people report seeing, and these auras often appear in e... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sharon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sharon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u .. I have been trying to get a team of drs to help me ..And need in the hospital I'm severely bad off .The problem is I live in Wv
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I've sometimes thought that I may have anxiety because I do worry about a lot of things but it really hurts and is gradually getting worse!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks very much for your clear, correct and simple answer. It was very helpful

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

American Medical Association Excellence Award
Medscape Certificate of Recognition
Emedicine Recognition Award

Affiliations

NY Methodist Hospital,. Brooklyn, NY

Publications

Shared Psychotic Disorder
Dissociative Disorders
Myasthenia Gravis in Pregnancy
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