Alison M. Pack, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology, Epilepsy
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

Upon graduating with her MD from the University of Pennsylvania, Alison Pack completed residency training in Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following Dr. Pack’s residency, she trained as a Clinical Fellow in Epilepsy at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. After completing fellowship she joined the faculty at Columbia University as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and became an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology in 2008. She received an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in 2010.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Childhood onset epilepsy
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Testing
  • Drug resistant epilepsy
  • Electroencephalogram/EEG
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electrophysiological Evaluations
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy with Myoclonic-Atonic Seizures (Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy, Doose syndrome)
  • Epileptic Encephalopathies
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Neurophysiologic Testing
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chief, Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Phone Appointments

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Location(s)

710 West 168th Street
Suite 710
New York, NY 10032
Primary
155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society, 2004
  • AAN Neuroendocrine Research Award, 2012

Research

In 2001 she received the Epilepsy Foundation Junior Investigator Research Award to study bone health in postmenopausal women with epilepsy receiving antiepileptic drugs. She received an NIH K23 award to study the effects of antiepileptic drugs on bone and hormonal health. She has been a co-investigator on a number of clinical studies, including reproductive function in young women with epilepsy, contraceptive use in women with epilepsy, and neurodevelopmental effects of antiepileptic drugs. She has written numerous original publications as well as reviews on topics pertaining to women with epilepsy as well as endocrine issues in epilepsy.

She was elected vice-chair of the Neuroendocrinology section of the AAN in 2012 and previously served as Councilor from 2009- 2012. In 2012 she received the AAN Neuroendocrine Research Award. Since 2002 she has been co-director of the epilepsy fellowship program at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. She is currently a member of the National Professional Advisory Board of Epilepsy Foundation and she serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy Currents.