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Harini Sarva

Dr. Harini Sarva , MD

OVERVIEW

Harini Sarva, MD completed a combined undergraduate-medical school eight year program at CUNY Brooklyn College and SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  She completed her undergraduate degree in economics with a magna cum laude from Brooklyn College, during which team she made the Dean’s List every semester and won an award in excellence in economics.  After completing her MD, she was recruited to complete her neurology residency from SUNY Downstate, where she was also a Chief Resident during her final year of training.  She won the SUNY Downstate Alumni Association Outstanding Resident in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Neurology Excellence in Teaching awards.  She subsequently completed her fellowship in Movement Disorders under the mentorship of Dr. Susan Bressman and Dr. Rachel Saunders-Pullman at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.  During her second year of fellowship she was awarded the Clinical Teaching Fellowship grant from the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation and a travel grant from the International Society of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders to attend their annual conference in Stockholm.  After completing all of her training she was an attending in neurology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she was co-director of medical student and resident rotations and developed a movement disorders elective for psychiatry residents.  She also arranged a CME conference entitled “Movement Disorders Review.” Dr. Sarva subspecializes in Parkinson’s disease, Essential Tremor, Dystonia, Tics, Chorea, Myoclonus, Ataxia, and Gait Disorders.  She is experienced in botulinum toxin injection therapy for craniofacial and limb dystonia, hemifacial spasm, and spasticity.  In addition she is trained to evaluate patients for deep brain stimulation and is an experienced programmer. Dr. Sarva is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  She is an author of numerous publications and has presented her work at national and international conferences.
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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

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4.0 Takes time to answer my questions
4.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
428 East 72nd Street Suite 400
New York, NY, 10021
2 REVIEWS
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"The worst doc ever. Had no clue about diagnosis or proper treatment. She also scoffed at me when I asked questions. I felt hopeless. She asked me to do certain movements and she stayed silent for a long time staring at me in a cold way. She offered me no real answers nor did she refer me to any other doctor. So many other sites I have seen do not give her good ratings at all and I agree 100% with ..."
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  • June 25, 2020
"The worst doc ever. Had no clue about diagnosis or proper treatment. She also scoffed at me when I asked questions. I felt hopeless. She asked me to do certain movements and she stayed silent for a long time staring at me in a cold way. She offered me no real answers nor did she refer me to any other doctor. So many other sites I have seen do not give her good ratings at all and I agree 100% with ..."
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  • June 25, 2020

LOCATIONS

Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders Institute
428 East 72nd Street Suite 400
New York,NY,10021
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
156 William Street 11th Floor
New York,NY,10038
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

SPECIALTIES

  • Neurologist

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Residency
University Hospital Of Brooklyn
Medical School
Suny Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Graduated 2008

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (8)

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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare