Sally Sultan, MD, MS

Board Certifications: 
Child Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatrics
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Childhood Stroke, Intraventricular Hemorrhage, Perinatal Stroke, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Pediatric Neurology, Neurology, Cerebral Vascular Malformation, Cerebral Vascular Disease

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Pediatrics at CUMC

Sally Sultan, MD, MS is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Sultan received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University. After receiving her medical degree in 2004 from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she trained in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center in New York, and in child neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. Following residency, she completed a clinical fellowship in Pediatric Stroke at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her master's degree in Epidemiology at the Columbia University School of Public Health in 2013, as well as Neuro-epidemiology fellowship training in cerebrovascular diseases, working with Drs. Mitchell Elkind and Elan Louis. Dr. Sultan is a co-investigator in the Internal Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS). She is also engaged in research on risk factors for childhood stroke. Her clinical area of expertise is childhood stroke and blood vessel disorders.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

Healthfirst

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicaid

  • NY

Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Internship: Jacobi Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 Poster Presentation at American Academy of Neurology Meeting, March 2013: Predictive Validity of Severity Grading for Cerebral Steno-occlusive Arteriopathy in Recurrent Childhood Ischemic Stroke
  • 2011 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Alumni Organization Membership Award
  • 1996-2000 Dean's List, Columbia University 

Research

Dr. Sultan has her Master's of Science degree in epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health. She completed two-years of neuro-epidemiology fellowship training in cerebrovascular diseases, working with Drs. Mitchell Elkind and Elan Louis via a T32 training grant. Dr. Sultan is a co-investigator in the Internal Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS) and the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke (TIPS) study. As an IPSS co-investigator, Columbia University is an active enrolling site for children and neonates with stroke in ongoing IPSS sub-studies. Her personal research interest is in pediatric stroke risk factors, including traditional risk factors for atherosclerotic disease and young adult stroke risk factors.  

Grants

TCD WITH TRANSFUSIONS CHANGING TO HYDROXYUREA (TWITCH) (Federal Gov)

May 15 2013 - Apr 30 2015

VASCULAR EFFECTS OF INFECTION IN PEDIATRIC STROKE (Federal Gov)

Aug 5 2009 - Jul 31 2014

NEUROEPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 1980 - Jun 30 2014

THROMBOLYSIS IN PEDIATRIC STROKE STUDY (TIPS) (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2013 - Feb 15 2014