Alan Z. Segal, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, who specializes in Stroke as well as Sleep Disorders. Dr. Segal grew up in upstate New York and attended college at Harvard University. He graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and did his post-graduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Segal completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Neurology as well as fellowship in Stroke and Neuro-critical Care. He is Board Certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Neuro-critical Care.
Dr. Segal is active teaching at Cornell, having been the Director of the Neurology Residency Training Program from 1999 – 2013. Dr. Segal was the founder and Director of the Stroke Center at New York Presbyterian – Cornell. Dr. Segal’s inpatient clinical work takes place on the stroke service and in the Neuro ICU. In the outpatient setting, he sees patients with stroke, general neurological disorders and in particular those with sleep disorders. Dr. Segal’s research interests have been in the imaging of vasospasm in subararachnoid hemorrhage. Dr. Segal acts as a peer reviewer for the journals Neurology and Stroke and the American Journal of Neuroradiology.