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Arezou Heshmati, MD

Board Certifications: 
Child Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Hyperactivity
  • Narcolepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Migraine
  • Child Neurology
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • ADHD In Children, Adolescents and College Students
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Tourette's Disorder
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Disorders In Children
  • Sleepiness
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Sleepwalking
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorder, Circadian, Delayed Sleep Phase Type
  • Headache
  • Seizures


Education & Training

  • MD, Tehran University, Faculty of Medicine (Iran)
  • Residency: Children's Medical Center (Iran)
  • Residency: Sparrow Hospital
  • Residency: Massachuetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship: Detroit Medical Center

About Arezou Heshmati

Arezou Heshmati, MD is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC, in the Department of Neurology, Division of Child Neurology. Dr. Heshmati completed medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She underwent pediatric neurology residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at Wayne State University. Previoulsy, Dr. Heshmati practiced pediatric neurology and sleep medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, where she developed a clinical and research interest in pediatric sleep disorders and narcolepsy patients. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Sleep Medicine, and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology. Dr. Heshamti sees both inpatient and outpatient pediatric neurology patients, and is developing and expanding a Pediatric Neurology Sleep Program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Narcolepsy Network

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Farsi (Persian)


  • Female

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 342-4432.


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


  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032