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Alison M. Pack, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology, Epilepsy
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Appointments

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-1742

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Clinical Expertise

  • Electroencephalogram/EEG
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electrophysiological Evaluations
  • Childhood onset epilepsy
  • Drug resistant epilepsy
  • Epilepsy with Myoclonic-Atonic Seizures (Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy, Doose syndrome)
  • Epileptic Encephalopathies
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurophysiologic Testing
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Testing
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Specialties

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society, 2004
  • AAN Neuroendocrine Research Award, 2012

About Alison Pack

Upon graduating with her MD from the University of Pennsylvania, Alison Pack completed residency training in Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following Dr. Pack’s residency, she trained as a Clinical Fellow in Epilepsy at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. After completing fellowship she joined the faculty at Columbia University as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and became an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology in 2008. She received an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in 2010.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
Suite 710
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-1742
Fax:
(212) 305-1450
Primary
2
155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, New York 10591
Phone:
(914) 366-4200

Research

In 2001 she received the Epilepsy Foundation Junior Investigator Research Award to study bone health in postmenopausal women with epilepsy receiving antiepileptic drugs. She received an NIH K23 award to study the effects of antiepileptic drugs on bone and hormonal health. She has been a co-investigator on a number of clinical studies, including reproductive function in young women with epilepsy, contraceptive use in women with epilepsy, and neurodevelopmental effects of antiepileptic drugs. She has written numerous original publications as well as reviews on topics pertaining to women with epilepsy as well as endocrine issues in epilepsy.

She was elected vice-chair of the Neuroendocrinology section of the AAN in 2012 and previously served as Councilor from 2009- 2012. In 2012 she received the AAN Neuroendocrine Research Award. Since 2002 she has been co-director of the epilepsy fellowship program at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. She is currently a member of the National Professional Advisory Board of Epilepsy Foundation and she serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy Currents.

Grants

MATERNAL OUTCOMES AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (MONEAD) II (Federal Gov)

May 15 2018 - Feb 28 2023

MATERNAL OUTCOMES AND NEURODEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2017

CATEGORY I: TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACHES TO IMPROVE HEALTH IN HARLEM (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2009 - Jun 29 2015

BONE AND HORMONAL HEALTH IN PREMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH EPILEPS Y (Federal Gov)

May 4 2006 - Apr 30 2012

NEURODEVELOPMENT EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2008 - Aug 31 2010

NEURODEVELOPMENT EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2008 - Aug 31 2010

PROGESTERONE THERAPY FOR WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

Sep 20 2005 - Aug 31 2010

NEURODEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILETPTIC DRUGS (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2005 - Aug 31 2010

NEURODEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS II (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2007 - Aug 31 2008