Pegah Afra

Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology

(212) 746-5454

New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065

Overview

Dr. Afra is an Interim Assistant Professor of Neurology in Weill Cornell Medical College, an Attending Physician in Neurology in New York Presbyterian Hospital. She received her medical degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical University (University of Szeged) in Hungary. She then completed one year of internship in internal medicine in Southern Illinois University, three years of neurology residency in University of Wisconsin, and two years of fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology in Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to joining Department of Neurology in Weil Cornell Medicine, Dr. Afra spent a decade in Department of Neurology of University of Utah treating people with intractable epilepsy (including presurgical and surgical evaluations), conducting pharma and neurostimulation device trials in epilepsy and initiating and directing EEG and Epilepsy Fellowship Programs. From clinical standpoint Dr. Afra focuses her practice on diagnosis and treatment of adults and adolescents with seizures and epilepsy. Her interests include treatment of intractable epilepsies including evaluation for seizure surgery and neurostimulation devices for epilepsy, seizures that have been difficult to diagnose or have not responded to medications. During her research time Dr. Afra conducts clinical trials in epilepsy, which include novel upcoming neurostimulation devices and pharmacologic agents. She is also interested in digital therapeutics that may improve quality of life and decrease seizure burden in people with epilepsy, in the dynamics of intracranial recorded seizures, and the basis of variations of human cognitive function including synesthesia.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 22 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Szeged Faculty Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1999

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center

Specialties: Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • BluePPO HSA
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
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  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Green Leaf Plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Leaf Premier Plans
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
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  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Garden State
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  • PPO 6000 Series
  • Regence Preferred FocalPoint
  • Savings Plus of Metro NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Afra's Office Information

New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-5454

Fax: (212) 274-6856
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

N/A

Doctor Afra's Other Office Information

University Of Utah Medical Group
175 N Medical Dr E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 585-7575

Fax:(801) 158-5274
Website:www.healthcare.utah.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Weill Cornell Medicine
520 E 68th St Ste K619
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-5519

Fax:(212) 274-6879
Website:weillcornell.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Nyp Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-5454

Fax:(212) 282-1057
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Weill Cornell Epilepsy Center
520 E 68th St Ste K619
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-5519

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Utah Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
175 N MEDICAL CENTER DR E
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84132
(801) 585-7575

Fax:(801) 158-5274
Website:www.healthcare.utah.edu
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-