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Anna Alshansky, MD

Anna Alshansky, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Alshansky was born in St. Petersburg (former Leningrad), Russia. She graduated from Leningrad Pediatric Medical School with the degree of MD in Pediatrics.

She became interested in the field of child neurology in her third year of medical school and conducted research in pediatric headaches through a student scientific research society, while still a medical student. She went on to specialize in child neurology after medical school, completed a fellowship in child neurology and worked as a child neurologist in the Leningrad public outpatient clinic.

Dr. Alshansky immigrated to United States in 1991 and completed her pediatric residency and child neurology fellowship in Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. She spent the next 15 years as a practicing child neurologist in Danbury, CT. For the past 5-1/2 years she has been a part of CareMount, providing care to children with a wide array of neurological conditions.

After all these years she still finds a field of child neurology very interesting and stimulating. Headaches, seizures, neonatal neurology, traumatic brain injury, concussions are her particular interests in the field. Her philosophy in practicing medicine is to always be honest, attentive and compassionate with her patients. "Children are amazing! " remains her motto.

Outside of work, her hobbies include dancing and traveling. She has a grown daughter and a toddler grandson who are the Joy of her life and occupy a lot of her free time.


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Awards & Recognition


Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2015, 2017 - 2021

  • Westchester Magazine: 2015-2021

New York Magazine Best Doctors Award: 2015, 2018 - 2021

Castle Connolly's Exceptional Women In Medicine: 2017, 2019, 2020

Castle Connolly Regional Award for Yorktown, NY: 2017

America's Most Honored Professional: 2017


Medical Education

Leningrad Pediatric Medical School
Leningrad/St. Petersburg Russia: 1983


Pediatrics, City Children's Hospital #4, Leningrad/St. Petersburg Russia, 1984


Pediatrics, City Children's Hospital #4, Leningrad/St. Petersburg Russia 1986
Albert Einstein College of Medicine: 1995
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Scheider's Childen's Hospital, NY


Albert Einstein College of Medicine: 1998
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Scheider's Children's Hospital,NY

Board Certifications

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology: 1999, 2009


Hospital Affiliations

Northern Westchester Hospital