Carolyn D. Brockington, MD

Carolyn D. Brockington, MD

Director of the Stroke Center in the Hyman-Newman Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Department of Neurology at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals and Beth Israel Medical Center

Carolyn D. Brockington, MD is the Director of the Stroke Center in the Hyman-Newman Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Department of Neurology at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals and Beth Israel Medical Center. A specialist in Neurology, Dr. Brockington holds specializations and clinical interests in Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Artery Disease, and Stroke.   Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, she is a graduate of Albany Medical College of NY.   Dr. Brockington completed her residency training in Neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY and her fellowship in Stroke – Prevention Therapies at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and in Stroke – Acute Intervention at the University of California at San Diego. 

Per Dr. Brockington, “There has been tremendous growth in the field of stroke in recent years. Advances in stroke prevention & acute therapy have produced a wide array of therapeutic options.   At the Yarmon Stroke Center, our goal is to improve the quality of care for patients at risk for stroke. We work closely with a referring physician to coordinate all aspects of care. We provide recommendations, manage therapy and monitor compliance and efficacy of the treatment. We have access to the latest in diagnostic testing including vascular ultrasound, MRI, CT, angiography and conventional cerebral angiography.  The Yarmon Stroke Center is an integral part of The Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery (The INN) at Beth Israel Medical Center.”

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Specialty
Neurology

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Medical School
Albany Medical College, New York, NY, 1994

Residency
Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1995-1998

Fellowship
Stroke-Prevention Therapies, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, 1999-2000; Stroke-Acute Intervention, University of California at San Diego, CA, 1998-1999

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