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Malcolm Gottesman, MD

Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Malcolm Gottesman

Chief, Division of Neurology

Director, Winthrop Comprehensive MS Care Center

Professor of Clinical Neurology, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine

Dr. Malcolm H. Gottesman specializes in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), and is the founder of Winthrop’s Comprehensive MS Care Center. In addition to providing clinical care, the Center participates in clinical trials and conducts original research. Dr. Gottesman is Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed a residency in Neurology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. He also completed an internship, residency and fellowship in Psychiatry at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Gottesman received his medical degree from an accelerated BS-MD program sponsored by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College.

He has published numerous articles in professional journals and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Gottesman is the recipient of an MS Leadership Award from the Long Island MS Society and serves as Vice Chairman of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Long Island MS Society. He is a member of the scientific committee of the NYS MS Consortium. Dr. Gottesman has been selected by New York Magazine and Castle Connolly as at “Top Doctor” in 2013 and 2014. He is a Fellow of the  American Academy of Neurology, the American College of Physicians and the Nassau County Medical Society.

Dr. Gottesman served as the Chief of Neurology at Winthrop from 1989 to 2013 when he became Chief Emeritus.  Dr. Gottesman was instrumental in development of the Division of Neurology and establishing the Stroke Program and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.

Winthrop’s Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center is accredited by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The center is committed to providing patients with expert state of the art care in a compassionate manner.

For appointments with Dr. Gottesman please call: 516-663-4525