Jay P. Mohr, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology, Vascular Neurology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Dr. Mohr is from Lynchburg, Virginia, graduated from Virginia Episcopal School, Haverford College, and the University of Virgina where he was a USPHS 5-Year Plan Fellow and received an MS (Pharmacology) and MD. He trained in Medicine at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, in Neurology at the New York Neurological Institute, and in Neuropathology and Stroke at the Massachusetts General Hospital (C.M. Fisher). After 3 years Army service at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research during the Vietnam War, he returned in 1971 to the Massachusetts General Hospital to found and direct the Stroke Service and the Neuro Intensive Care Unit, and the Neurology Unit at the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Hospital. He became founding Chairman of the Department of Neurology and the University of South Alabama, and returned in 1983 to the Neurological Institute as the first Sciarra Professor of Neurology and is now the Director of the newly-formed Doris and Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center. He is author or co-author of a variety of peer-reviewed and invited publications and a few books.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Second Opinion
  • Stroke

Academic Appointments

  • Sciarra Professor of Neurology

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Doris and Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • German
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

710 West 168th Street
Room 615
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

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)
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Massachussetts General Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Honors & Awards

Honors

Medical School

1959-63 Joseph P. Collins Foundation scholarship in Neurology, University of Virginia

1963 Walter Reed Student-Faculty Research Prize, University of Virginia

Society honors

1995 Frank Netter Award for Clinical Research, American Academy of Neurology

1996 Award for Clinical Excellence in Stroke, American Heart Association

1997 American Men & Women of Science

2001 NIH CC Great Teachers Award

2003 Distinguished Scientist Award, American Heart Association, founding awardee

2004 Distinguished Scientist Award, American Stroke Association, founding awardee

2009 Diana Tamari Sabbagh Memorial Lesture, American University Beirut

2006 Distinguished Service to Stroke Award, American Heart Association

2009 Joseph Wepner Award, 18th European Stroke Conference, Stockholm

2011 Raymond D. Adams award, American Neurological Association

2012 C. Miller Fisher Stroke Visionsary Award, AHA Northeastern Stroke Association

Elected societies

1963 American Association for the Advancement of Science

1980 American Neurological Association

1988 Soci francaise de Neurologie

1991 Australasia Neurological Society

1992 Academia Brasileiro de Neurologia, honorario

1993-95 Councilor, American Neurological Association

1999 Austrian Stroke Society, honorary member

Other

1977 Best Doctors in America, Town & Country Magazine

1978 Who's who in the Southeast

1979-81 Student teaching award as best department (Neurology), University of South Alabama

1980 Who's Who; Who's Who in the World; Wer ist Wer (Germany)

1983-98 Best Doctors in America, Town & Country Magazine

1991-98 400 Best Doctors in the US, Good Housekeeping magazine

1993- Who's Who in the World

1994- Best Doctors in the US

1996- Best Doctors in America, American Health magazine.

2004- Who's Who in America

2009- Who’s Who in Healthcare and Medicine

2009 American Heart Association Distinguished Service to Stroke Award

2010- Super Doctors, NY Times

2012- Top Doctors for 15 Years

2012 World Stroke Organization Awards Committee

2013- 2nd World Arteriovenous Malformation Congress, scientific committee, 2014

2013- Scientific committee, 9th World Stroke Congress, Istanbul, 2014

2013- Top Neurologist in New York, NY in Leading Physicians of the World

1995 Frank Netter Award for Clinical Research, American Academy of Neurology

1996 Award for Clinical Excellence in Stroke, American Heart Association

1997 American Men & Women of Science

2001 NIH CC Great Teachers Award

2003 Distinguished Scientist Award, American Heart Association, founding awardee

2004 Distinguished Scientist Award, American Stroke Association, founding awardee

2009 Diana Tamari Sabbagh Memorial Lesture, American University Beirut

2006 Distinguished Service to Stroke Award, American Heart Association

2009 Joseph Wepner Award, 18th European Stroke Conference, Stockholm

2011 Raymond D. Adams award, American Neurological Association

2012 C. Miller Fisher Stroke Visionsary Award, AHA Northeastern Stroke Association

Elected societies

1963 American Association for the Advancement of Science

1980 American Neurological Association

1988 Soci rancaise de Neurologie

1991 Australasia Neurological Society

1992 Academia Brasileiro de Neurologia, honorario

1993-95 Councilor, American Neurological Association

1999 Austrian Stroke Society, honorary member

Other

1977 Best Doctors in America, Town & Country Magazine

1978 Who's who in the Southeast

1979-81 Student teaching award as best department (Neurology), University of South Alabama

1980 Who's Who; Who's Who in the World; Wer ist Wer (Germany)

1983-98 Best Doctors in America, Town & Country Magazine

1991-98 400 Best Doctors in the US, Good Housekeeping magazine

America's Top Doctor

Research

Research is focused on clinical, radiologic and pathologic correlations of clinical stroke syndromes; doppler studies and cerebral hemodynamics of large-artery disease; arteriovenous malformations (AVMs); studies of the course and outcome of stroke and its various subtypes; cardiac and hematologic risk factors of stroke; and modification of stroke outcome by specific therapies tested in multi-center trials.