Dr. Shaheda N. Azher is a neurologist receiving her medical degree from Siddhartha Medical College & Research Institute, Vijayawads, India. She completed her internship at Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad, Indi and Tufts New England Medical Center. Her residency was completed at Tufts Neurology, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston,TX. She has received many awards by publications including "Top Doctors" by Hudson Valley Magazine and New York Magazine “Exceptional Women in Medicine”. Dr. Azher is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and practices at the Fishkill Westage Campus and Poughkeepsie Columbia Campus.
Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2017 - 2021
Exceptional Women in Medicine: 2020
Siddhartha Medical College & Research Institute, Vijayawads, India: 1996 - 1999
Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad, Indi: 1998 - 1999
Tufts New England Medical Center transitional year program: June 2002-June 2003
Tufts Neurology, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston, MA: 1999 - 2002
Movement Disorders, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston,TX:2003-2005
Neurology Research Fellowship Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX: 1996 - 1999
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: 2015
Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
Azher SN, Jankovic J. Clinical Aspects of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Eds.Litvan I, Duyckaerts C:3rd Edition, Elsevier, Amsterdam 2006
Azher SN and Jankovic J. Idiopathic Basal ganglia calcification. Medlink article
Browner N, Azher SN, Jankovic J. Botulinum Toxin treatment of facial myoclonus in suspected Rasmussen encephalitis. Movement Disorders, 2006 Sep; 21(9): 1500-2.
Diamond A, Shahed J, Azher SN, Dat-Vuong K, Jankovic J. Globus pallidus deep brain stimulation in dystonia. Movement Disorders 2006 May; 21 (5):692-5.
Azher SN, Jankovic J. Camptocormia Pathogenesis, classification, and response to therapy Neurology 2005; 65:355-359
Doody RS, Azher SN. “Does Apoe correlate with MRI changes in Alzheimer’s Disease?” J Neuol Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2000; 69 (5): 668-671.
Doody RS, Dunn JK, Huang E, Azher SN, Kataki M. A method for estimating duration of illness in Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive disorders 2004; 17:1-4.