Child Neurology | Epilepsy | Medical Education

Dr. Aaron Nelson, MD MBS FAAP




BS in Zoological Neuroscience with High Honors and Lyman-Briggs Distinction, Michigan State University

MBS in Molecular Neuroscience, Mayo Graduate School, the Mayo Clinic

MD, Mayo Medical School, the Mayo Clinic

Chief Resident for Child Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, NYU Langone Health


Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Specialty Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


NYU Department of Neurology Rising Educator Award

NYU Grossman School of Medicine Education Mission Leadership Development Program

Innovator Award for Teaching Excellence, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award, American Academy of Neurology

NYU Department of Neurology Child Neurology Award for Excellence in Teaching (x2)

Resident / Fellow of the Month (Cornell and Columbia Campuses), New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Medical Student Leadership Award, Minnesota Medical Association

Outstanding Young Leader Award, Zumbro Valley Medical Society

Award of Appreciation, American Medical Association

Student Recognition Award, Mayo Medical School

Alumni Distinguished Scholar, Michigan State University

Director of Epilepsy


Bellevue Hospital Center

Director of Child Neurology Residency Training


NYU Langone Health

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