Dr. Brion Reichler received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. Following his residency in Neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and subspecialty training in EMG at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Reichler was on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine from 1994-2004. While at Mount Sinai, his clinical interests focused on EMG, geriatric neurology, neuromuscular disease and peripheral neuropathy related to diabetes and hepatitis C infection. He was Neurologist at the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and served as Director of the Medical Student Clerkship for several years.
Dr. Reichler joined the Neurology Department at Hospital for Special Surgery in 2004. His chief clinical interests include neurological complications of spine disease, rheumatological conditions and sports-related injuries. Other interests include headache, dizziness and disorders of balance. In addition to seeing patients and performing electrodiagnostic testing, Dr. Reichler directs the Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring Service, which is responsible for monitoring the integrity of neural structures during spine, hip and other orthopedic surgical procedures.
Dr. Reichler has three Board Certifications, including two in neurophysiology. He has an interest in foreign languages and speaks several proficiently. He has delivered numerous lectures and Grand Rounds, and is author of several articles and textbook chapters in the field of Neurology.
Reichler BD. Peripheral neuropathies in the elderly. In: Textbook of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, 6/e, ed. Brocklehurst JC, Tallis RC, Fillit HM. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2003.
Reichler BD, Simpson DM, Scelsa SN. Hereditary neuropathy and vocal cord paralysis in a man with childhood diphtheria. Muscle Nerve, 2000; 23:132.
Scelsa SN, Herskovitz S, Reichler BD. Treatment of mononeuropathy multiplex in hepatitis C virus and cryoglobulinemia. Muscle Nerve, 1998, 21:1526-1529.
Scelsa SN, Simpson DM, Reichler BD, Dai M. Extraocular muscle involvement in Becker muscular dystrophy. Neurology, 1996, 46:564.
Scelsa SN, Simpson DM, McQuistion HL, Fineman A, Ault K, Reichler BD. Clozapine-induced myotoxicity in patients with chronic psychotic disorders. Neurology, 1996, 47:1518-1523.For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.