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Anthonette A. Sparman, M.D.

Dr. Anthonette A. Sparman, M.D. - Neurologist in New York City

Specialty: Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

Expertise: Rehabilitation

Length of Work: Since 2012

Phone: 1-877-INJRD 60
1-877-465-7360

Biography

Dr. Anthonette A. Sparman, M.D. is a Double Board Certified Neurologist with a sub-specialty in Neurophysiology. Dr. Sparman brings outstanding professional credentials including a Residency at SUNY Downstate and a Fellowship at NYU. She is affiliated with Brooklyn Community Hospital where she serves on the Stroke Team.

Medical Education

  • New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
    08/2008-05/2012
    Doctor of Medicine, 5/12
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Internal Medicine, Intern
    7/2012-6/2013
    Neurology Resident
    7/2013-6/2016
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow (present)

Case Conferences

  • Myasthenia gravis and thyroid myopathy
  • Syringomyelia with Chiari Malformation
  • HIV associated Transverse myelitis
  • Insular infarcts and autonomic instability

Morbidity and mortality conferences

  • Rapid development of Malignant MCA syndrome in an elderly patient
  • Risks and benefits of aggressive management of partial status epilepticus
  • A review of the NEXUS and Ottawa criteria for acute neck injuries

Poster Presentations

  • Symptomatic Improvement of Head Drop in Isolated Neck Extensor Myopathy after Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion.
  • A case report of post-vaccination transverse myelitis

Lectures

  • Stiff Person Syndrome and other Anti-GAD related disorders
  • Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
  • Issues Affecting Women with Epilepsy

Education

Undergraduate- Long Island University, Brooklyn NY
Biology
09/2003-05/2007
B.S., 05/2007

Professional

Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies

  • American Medical Association (recruitment officer 2009-2010)
  • Student National Medical Association (Secretary, 2009-2010)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2012-present)


Examinations

  • USMLE step 1 09/2010
  • USMLE step 2CK 09/2011
  • USMLE step 2CS 11/2011
  • USMLE step 3 01/2015
  • ABPN board certification 12/2016

 

Work Experience

09/2017 – Present
TotalNeuroCare P.C.
Private Practice Neurologist


09/2017 – Present
NY Community Hospital (2525 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, NY 11229)
Attending Neurologist


09/2007-05/2008
Long Island University, Brooklyn NY                          Average Hours/Week: 30
General Biology Teaching Assistant


09/2007-05/2008
Long Island University, Brooklyn NY                         Average Hours/Week: 10
General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology Tutor

Volunteer Experience

08/2009-06/2010
Unite for Sight, Valhalla, NY
Vice president

06/2008/082009
Beth Israel Hospital, Manhattan, NY
ER volunteer

05/2002-07/2007
New Life Tabernacle, Brooklyn, NY
Participation member for food and clothing drives

Research Experience

09/2003-04/2005
Research Internship in Science and Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
Student Researcher, Carole Griffiths, PhD


Hobbies and Interests

Assistant DJ, ballroom dancing, travelling, nature photography, gardening, cricket, volleyball

Other Awards/Accomplishments

  • Several Dean’s list honors
  • Dean’s awards
  • Provost Scholarship
  • Governor’s committee scholarship
  • Martin Luther King scholarship
  • Alpha Chi national honor society
  • Phi Sigma Biological honor society
  • Phi Sigma graduating senior award
  • Alpha Epsilon delta graduating senior award
  • Mildred L.B Debarrit premedical science award

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