Lawrence Sterling Honig, MD, PhD

Neurology

Lawrence Sterling Honig, MD, PhD

Neurology

Specialties: NeurologyMore specialties

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710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Lawrence Sterling Honig, MD, PhD


Lawrence S. Honig, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York, NY), in the Department of Neurology (Division of Aging and Dementia), the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, and at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He directs the New York State Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease, co-directs the Lewy Body Disease Association Research Center of Excellence, and the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Center of Care, and is Deputy Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.


Dr. Honig obtained his MD medical degree from the University of Miami (Miami, Florida), and his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, California). He underwent postgraduate internship in Medicine and residency in Neurology training at Stanford University Medical Center (California). He served on the faculty of the Neurology departments at Stanford University Medical Center, and then at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, prior to his arrival at Columbia University, where he has been on the faculty since the year 2000. He is a neuroscientist and board-certified clinical neurologist, with UCNS subspecialty certifications in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, and Geriatric Neurology. His clinical specialization focusses on Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementias, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, immune-mediated encephalitides, and other disorders of nervous system aging and degeneration. He is a principal investigator on both observational and clinical drug trials for neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer Disease, Frontotemporal Degeneration, Lewy Body Disease, and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.


Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Memory Disorder

Education

  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine

Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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