It is very positive news for New Jersey parents that Dr. Eric Segal, Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Pediatric Epilepsy has been awarded his Epilepsy Certification
Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) January 21, 2015
In becoming Board certified, Dr. Segal has completed demanding training and achieved the gold standard in each of the six core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement to practice quality specialized medicine in Epilepsy.
About Dr. Eric Segal:
Dr. Eric Segal received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore - Bronx, NY and then went on to complete his Child Neurology Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY and a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the Children's Boston Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Segal is board-certified in Pediatric and Neurology, with special qualification in Child Neurology. His areas of special interest are metabolic epilepsy and epilepsy surgery in children. He has been awarded two very prestigious awards: the American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Award in 2011 and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold DOC Award in 2010.
About the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology:
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) is a nonprofit corporation that was founded in 1934. Since 1935, when its first examination was administered, the ABPN has been serving the public interest and promoting excellence in the practices of psychiatry and neurology through its certification and maintenance of certification processes. These processes are designed to identify qualified specialists through credential and training requirements and successful completion of its written and oral board examinations for psychiatry, neurology, and several subspecialties. The ABPN is a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
About the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group:
Launched in 1998, Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) is a multi-site practice in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that offers unique services and comprehensive care to children and adults with epilepsy. NEREG provides state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures, 24/7 patient service, highly skilled and experienced practitioners, and exceptional specialty programs designed to cover a broad range of health care needs in each epilepsy patient. NEREG consists of nineteen board-certified epilepsy specialists with fellowship training in adult and childhood epilepsy, as well as many other highly skilled health care providers including pediatric/adult neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, epilepsy nurse practitioners, a specially trained nutritionist and epilepsy advocates.