The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Child Neuro

 Dr. Rapin's Family 

Director: Solomon L. Moshé, M.D.

Division Contact Information
Solomon L. Moshe, M.D.
Phone: (718) 430-2447

Mission: To provide outstanding clinical care through translational research dedicated to the well-being of children with neurological diseases and to train future child neurologist.   We promote innovative clinical care programs with complementary clinical, translational and basic research programs in epilepsy, Rett syndrome, headaches and neuromuscular diseases.   

Critical success factors 

  • To augment the international recognition of our outstanding academic programs in epilepsy, language disorders Rett syndrome, headaches and neuromuscular diseases.
  • To establish cross-departmental centers of excellence aiming at providing innovative services based on translational research.
  • To continue supporting young investigators through institutional grants.
  • To foster an environment that rewards both individual growth and teamwork.
  • To establish programs to mentor trainees in becoming leaders in Child Neurology.
  • To enhance the Child Neurology Residency Training Program and facilitate and/or improve other educational efforts in the department for physicians and other professional staff.

Related Links  

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore 

Division Faculty:
Solomon L. Moshé, MD
Karen Ballaban-Gil, MD
Shlomo Shinnar, MD, PhD
Mitchell Steinschneider, MD, PhD
Koshi Cherian, MD
Aleksandra Djukic, MD, PhD
Elissa Yozawitz, MD
Susan Duberstein-Coad, MD
Puja Patel, MD
Leslie Delfiner, MD
Nagma Dalvi, MD
Rana Jehle, PA
Sheri Escalante, PA

Department Chairman

Mark Mehler Mark F. Mehler, M.D. (bio)

Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair of The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Alpern Family Foundation Chair in Cerebral Palsy Research
Director, Institute for Brain Disorders and Neural Regeneration

Letter from the Chairman