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Dr. Idan Sharon

Neurology
Brooklyn, NY
28 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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Insurances accepted

Amerigroup

MultiPlan, Inc

Ghi Service

Oxford Health Plans

Cigna

Health Plus PHSP, Inc

National Health Insurance Company

United HealthCare Insurance Company

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

275 Answers
62 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Diabetic neuropathy: Metanx contains the following active ingredients: l-methylfolate (metafolin): 3 mg, pyridoxal 5'-phosphate: 35 mg, and methylcobalamin: 2 mg neurolo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Head trauma: You need an MRI if the symptoms are worsening.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Migraine: Based on your migraine history, this may indeed be part of a migraine complex. Eye strain is a know trigger for various migraine types.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Apraxia and ataxia: Causes could be multiple. There must have been other iussues with her including hypotonia?
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
3yo son w headache: He should certainly see a doctor. It is better to be safe than sorry. Although it may be connected, you need to rule out anything more serious.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Left hand numbness: Left side numbness may be due to disc problem, nerve problems, or more seriously, may be a symptom of a tia. I would see a neurologist for a full wo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Carpal tunnel: If knitting is your passion, see what can be done to treat the symptoms of the carpal tunnel, which may include medication (anti-inflammatories), surg... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
gangliogliomas: Neurological function at recent follow-up evaluation was stable or improved in 81% of patients. Multivariate analysis revealed tumor location to be th... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Facial pain: There are various medications such as neuropathic anti-convulsants that may be extremely helpful. Newer surgical options may provide relief for trige... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Cervical radiculopat: A cervical radiculopathy cause by a disc affecting the nerve which exits it causes pain, numbness, and tingling to radiate down the upper extremities.... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
ADD and Thyroid: If there is a history of thyroid disease, thyroid levels should be obtained on and off adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Thyroid ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Nausea and dizziness: Could be from multiple differentials- such as food poisoning, infection (such as nausea), a reaction to a trigger, or trauma.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Sertraline: I am not aware of vaginal burning as a side effect or adverse event from any of the ssri's including zoloft (sertraline).
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Blood work: Collagen vascular disease or autoimmune/rheumatological work up in order.
A member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Cervical lordosis: Not likely. Reversal of cervical lordosis rarely is symptomatic for the above.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Yes: Try drinking fluid when hiccuping to see if it resolves.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Seizures: Not all seizures will show up on eeg. An MRI will only show a structural problem or other physical problem in the brain (although it may be the sourc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Multiple: Restless legs syndrome, lumbar disc dysfunction (especially at l5-s1), medications, anxiety/trauma also neuropathy due to diabetes or nutritional dis... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Work up: Would get a complete work up including a neurological examination, MRI or ct scan of the brain and bloodwork.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Back pain: If the pain is in the thoracic area, an MRI would be quite helpful. Any other area of the spine, including lumbar spine area should also be explored.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Peripheral neuropath: Compounded agents/creams/lotions are helpful. Neuropathic agents are helpful such as gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) or the newer long acting Gralis... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Headaches, posterior: I would recommend an MRI brain and cervical spine. This could be anything from arnold chiari to a cervical disc to something more serious. See a neu... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Hydrocephalus: D.I.G. Which stands for dementia incontinence and gait (walking) problems.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Sciatica: Sciatic is due to compression of the nerves that leave the sciatic notch. Low back pain is the physical pain felt usually due to this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Drop foot: It would be very unsafe to participate in cheerleading with a drop foot or peroneal nerve lesion.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
OPTIC GLIOMA: Treatment varies with the size of the tumor and the general health of the person. The goal may be to cure the disorder, relieve symptoms, or improve v... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Vul;vodynia: Not usually affecting the foot; however there may be a co-morbid disc problem that inflicts pain to the foot.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Knee issue: Would recommend a supportive knee brace, and an MRI of the knee itself. It could be a mensical problem. See the orthopedist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
ACHY LEGS: I would recommend an MRI of the lumbar spine, routine bloodwork, and an EMG test by a neurologist to explain these symptoms.
A member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Shaking: Could be an anxiety condition, benign essential tremor, or a consequence of medications. Need to review blood work and see a neurologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Metabolic: Not sure when this started or why your appetite has changed. Bloodwork a good idea to rule out hypoglycemia.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Antibiotics and seiz: It is rare, although I have not seen or heard of any case, it is possible, whether from the organism or the antibiotic itself.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Complex: You may have two separate issues going on such as sinusitis and urinary tract infection. Meds up to treat UTI can cause headaches. Need to consider... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Tip of nose: Weather changes, allergies, and collagen vascular diseases.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
MUSCLE PAIN: Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems. Then that ca... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Soma (carisoprodol): Soma (carisoprodol) is an effective muscle relaxant (or anti-spasmodic) for muscle pain and spasms. It is not a narcotic, but does have some habit-fo... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
MIGRAINE, ABDOMINAL: We need to determine what the triggers and markers are for bringing these migraines out. There are medications that prevent (prophylaxis) migraine su... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Double vision: True double vision needs to be evaluated by your neuro-ophtholmologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Myopathy: Myopathy is a muscle disorder. There are various causes and etiologies. Many times it mnay be from medication or from an auto-immune or rheuymatolog... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Backache & GERD: Very important to rule out a GI problem that may refer pain to the back.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
3d glasses: Depends on the insurance company and the medical necessity letter the doctor writes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Anxiety and exercise: It is normal considering an upsurge in the use of these muscles, though it may help the anxiety a great deal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Skull fracture : The fracture itself is a break or crack of the cranial bone. It may cause no permanent damage, or depending on what part and how much of the underlyi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Headache: Headache, stiff neck, and sore upper back may all be part of the same complex. However the symptoms may be also associated with very serious conditio... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Pain in fingers: May be carpal tunnel syndrome or extension (radiation) of pain from cervical disc.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Anxiety: Anxiety is hereditary. It runs in families. Apples fall out of apple trees.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Spinal fusion: As with any procedure, it is important to understand what discs are involved specifically and what nerves lay around these discs so that you can ask y... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
TINGLING & SPEECH: Transient cerebral events, seizures need to be ruled out. You need to see a neurologist. An MRI of the brain may be necessary.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Period heacahe: It sounds as if yuo need to see your ob/gyn who may order some bloodwork, to evaluate your hormone and other levels. The headaches may be reactive t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Legs hurt: Most likely due to a spine/disc problem, stenosis, or a muscle condition. If there are no cerebral symptoms. Antispasmodics help with this. More co... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sharon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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