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Pediatric Epileptology Physician

Mount Sinai Health System
New York (Manhattan) County, New York
Compensation range from 216K to 298K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)
Closing date
Aug 11, 2024

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is recruiting for a full-time pediatric epileptologist to join a multi-disciplinary program in neurology, pediatrics, and neurosurgery.

Applicants are sought at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank, with an academic appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai that is commensurate with experience and resume. The selected candidate must have excellent clinical skills and an interest in outpatient and inpatient pediatric epilepsy care, as well as a track record of clinical and/or translational research, with an anticipated distribution of about equal effort in clinical care and research.

The successful candidate will work with an outstanding team of pediatric neurologists with specialized interests in epilepsy, movement disorders, stroke, headache, neurobehavioral disorders, neurometabolic disorders, neurofibromatosis, neuro-oncology, and multiple sclerosis/neuroimmunology, as well as general pediatric neurology, throughout the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Faculty teach epilepsy fellows, adult neurology residents, pediatric residents, and medical students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. We recently received ACGME approval for a pediatric neurology residency program. In addition, the candidate will engage and lead in advancing an active pediatric epilepsy surgical program, effectively partnering with pediatric and adult epileptologists and neurosurgeons within our large health system.  


  • Collaborate with colleagues as an integral part of a health system
  • Benefit from the education, research, and clinical program of Icahn School of  Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the top ranked schools nationally
  • Significant opportunities for career development
  • Dedicated support staff 


  • ABPN certification in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Subspecialty fellowship training and certification in epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology (EEG track)
  • Outstanding communication, bedside manner, and professionalism; excellent organizational skills
  • A strong work ethic and capability for effective collaboration in the multi-disciplinary care of infants, children, and adolescents with seizure disorders, including evaluation and advanced surgical and medical management approaches for refractory epilepsy
  • A track record of clinical and/or translational research and a vision for establishing a program of clinical research in pediatric epilepsy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Leadership skills and experience 

The Nash Family Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai received $37.3 million in awards during the NIH’s 2019 fiscal year (ranked No. 3 nationally in NIH funding), which included 41 awards for which department faculty members are Principal Investigators. Additionally, the Department of Neurology ranks No. 12 among neurology departments across the country in NIH funding, which reflects $21.8 million in awards received during the NIH’s 2019 fiscal year.

Compensation range from 216K to 298K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)

Salary Disclosure Information: 

Mount Sinai Health System provides a salary range to comply with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialties, historical productivity, historical collections, and hospital/community need. As such, an actual salary may fall closer to one or the other end of the range, and in certain circumstances, may wind up being outside of the listed salary range. The salary range listed is for full-time employment and does not include bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits. 

Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report including for pediatric neurology and neurosurgery. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.


Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:

Alex Cano

Executive Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System


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