Dr. Blitz graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Science in 1980 and practiced as a physical therapist for several years. She then received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. She completed an internship at Winthrop University Hospital in internal medicine, was chief resident in neurology at Nassau County Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in Neurorehabilitation at the NYU Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Blitz is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has a special certification in Neurorehabilitation from the American Society of Neurorehabilitation She has been published on multiple topics dealing with pediatric multiple sclerosis and fatigue in multiple sclerosis as well as presented on Multiple Sclerosis and pregnancy, exercise, wellness, stroke and new treatments. She specializes in Multiple sclerosis and will be working as part of our Multiple Sclerosis Care Team.
Dr. Wahedna graduated from Dow Medical College in 1990 and completed residencies in Internal Medicine at Nassau County Medical Center and Neurology at the University Hospital of Cleveland/Nassau County Medical Center. Upon completion, he served as a fellow in Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine at the Nassau County Medical Center until 1999. Dr. Wahedna is currently certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Internal Medicine, and holds a special certification in Neuromuscular Medicine. As a member of the Fellow American College of Physicians (FACP), he also serves as an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University and as an Attending Physician at Nassau University Medical Center's Neurology department. His professorial positions has given him the opportunity to perform and present research on a variety of topics, including: Diabetic Neuropathy, Neuromuscular Weakness, Acute Ischemic Strokes, and Neurocysticercosis. Dr. Wahedna will be performing EMG's for our Neurodiagnostics department.