• Pediatric Neurologist

    We are a practice made up of a dedicated team of professionals to provide high quality standard of care

  • Specialty

    Quality Healthcare

    Zia Ahmed, MD

    Dr. Zia Ahmed is a Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist with additional training in Epilepsy/EEG. He has been in private practice in the borough of Queens since 1995. He has been the Director of Pediatric Neurology at New York Hospital of Queens since 1999. He is available for consultation at his private office.

    Treatment

    Disorders commonly treated by Dr. Ahmed include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Developmental Delays, Epilepsy and Seizures, headaches and Tic Disorders.

  • Additional Services

    In-House

    EEG

    Both routine and 24-48 hour ambulatory EEG available

    CPT - 2 Testing

    Attention assessment in children

    Psychotherapy

    Danielle Desperak-Schisler, LMSW

    Danielle is a licensed psychotherapist who brings a lot of experience working with children and their families. Provides counseling and parent management training, Danielle has been under Dr. Ahmed's supervision since September 2017

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  • Medication

    The following medication is most common amongst it's class and should be taken exactly as directed by the prescribing Physician

    ADHD Medication

    Methylphenidate (Ritalin®, Metadate®, Methylin®, Concerta®)

    Amphetamine Salts (Adderall®, Adderall XR®, Dexedrine)

    Dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride (Focalin®, Focalin XR®)

    Atomoxetine hydrochloride (Strattera®)

    Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse®)

    Guanfacine (Intuniv®)

    Seizure Medication

    CARBAMAZEPINE (Tegretol®, Tegretol-XR®, Carbatrol®, Epitol®)

    DIVALPROEX SODIUM/DEPAKOTE

    LAMOTRIGINE/LAMICTAL

    LEVETIRACETAM/KEPPRA

    OXCARBAZEPINE/TRILEPTAL

    PHENOBARBITAL

    ETHOSUXIMIDE (Zarontin®)

    ZONISAMIDE (Zonegran®)

    TOPIRAMATE

    Headache Medication

    AMITRIPTYLINE

    CYPROHEPTADINE

    PROPRANOLOL

    SUMATRIPTAN

    TOPIRAMATE

  • THE TEAM

    Medical Professionals

    Medical Assistants

    Safina Gul

    Luisa Eumaña

    Meena Kumari

    Darlene Mora

    Rawshan Akhter

    Physicians

    Dr. Zia Ahmed

    Dr. Shaban Azam

    EEG Technicians

    Alla Golovaty

    Lawrence Reid

  • We Take Insurance

    NOTE: Some insurance plans require a formal referral or authorization from the primary care provider. Please make sure that the appropriate referral is obtained prior to the appointment.

    1199-NBF

    Aetna

    Affinity

    Amerigroup

    Cigna

    Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield

    Fidelis

    HealthFirst

    HealthPlus PHSP Empire BCBS

    MetroPlus

    Oxford

    The Empire Plan for NYS Govt Employees

    United Health Care

    Wellcare

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  • Contact Us

    94-25 59th Ave, Elmhurst, NY 11373
    Monday - Friday
    10am - 6pm

    Saturday & Sunday
    Closed
    (718) 760-1600