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Cynthia L. Harden, MD

Chief, Division of Epilepsy and Electroencephalography
Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center
Professor of Neurology

Office Location
Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
611 Northern Boulevard, Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: (516) 325-7060
Fax: (516) 325-7001

Special Interests

  • Epilepsy Treatment
  • Mood and Anxiety in Epilepsy
  • Women with Epilepsy
  • Pregnancy and Epilepsy

Medical Education

  • University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1983


  • Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY, 1983-1984


  • Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY, 1984-1985
  • Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1985-1988


  • Clinical Neurophysiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1988-1989

Board Certifications

  • Neurology, 1989
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, 1991
  • Epilepsy, 2013

Previous Appointments

  • Epilepsy Neurologist, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1992-2008
  • Director, Epilepsy Program, University of Miami, 2008-2010


  • American Neurological Association
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Academy of Neurology

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2010

View Dr. Cynthia Harden's full curriculum vitae.

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