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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Lana Zhovtis Ryerson is a neurologist treating patients in the New York City and greater New York areas. She holds certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also affiliated with New York University‚Äôs Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center.
  • For her undergraduate degree, Dr. Ryerson attended the University of Rochester as a Rochester Early Medical Scholar, graduating magna cum laude. She pursued her medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. At the New York Downtown Hospital, Dr. Ryerson continued her medical education through an internal medicine internship. She conducted a residency focused on the study of neurology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship for muscular sclerosis at the New York University Langone Medical Center.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Ryerson can receive a full range of neurological care. She offers general consultations and treatment for issues including migraine, headache, movement issues, multiple sclerosis, and cognitive issues.


  • Medical School - University of Rochester
  • New York Downtown Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Neurology
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and Publications

  • House Staff Physician of the Year, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, University of Rochester
  • Sherwood and Rush Rhees Academic Scholarships, Sherwood and Rush Rhees Academic Scholarships

Language Spoken

  • English