Meet your doctor

Sean Tchanho Hwang, MD

Specialty

  • Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, EEG/Epilepsy

Professional titles

  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English

Years in practice

  • 13 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

Sean T. Hwang, MD joined the North Shore - LIJ Health System in 2008 and is an attending physician in the Division of EEG and Epilepsy. Dr. Hwang is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Hwang earned his MD from Tufts University, and completed his residency in neurology at Stanford University Medical Center before completing a fellowship in EEG and Epilepsy at Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Hwang is member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the American Epilepsy Society. He is also a member of the Long Island Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board. Dr. Hwang is currently board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Hwang specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of seizures, the interpretation of neurophysiologic studies, operative planning for epilepsy surgery, and in performing functional cortical mapping. Dr. Hwang's research interests also involve studying the interaction between epilepsy and behavior.
Dr. Hwang is the LIJ Site Director of the ACGME approved Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program, and is closely involved with the training of the fellows and formulation of the curriculum. His duties at LIJ also include supervision and instruction of the general neurology residents, as well as participating in the education of the medical students on rotation with the department.
Quote: "People with epilepsy are faced with making complicated decisions about their healthcare everyday. I am dedicated to educating every individual about the important latest medical and surgical advancements available to them. It is my role to ensure patients are fully informed about the potential impact these therapies may have on their overall physical and mental well-being

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Southside Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Academic Titles
    • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Board certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psych/Neurology-Neurophysiology
    • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology
  • Medical school
    • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Internships
    • Englewood Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residencies
    • Stanford University Hospitals & Clinics
  • Fellowships
    • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans