About Doctor

Dr. Rosenbaum spent more than 20 years on the full-time academic faculty of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, where he was the Associate Professor of Neurology and of Geriatrics and Adult Development. He is the author or co-author of over 50 contributions to the medical literature in neurology. He maintains a teaching position at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine as an Associate clinical Professor of Neurology. Dr. Rosenbaum is board certified in neurology.

Education & Training


  • Brown University, Providence, RI. 1961-1965; AB (cum laude), French literature
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; 1965-1967
  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY; 1967-1969, MD 

Postdoctoral Training

  • Bellevue Hospital, New York; 1969-1970; Internship (straight medicine)
  • Bellevue-NYU Medical Center; 1970-1971; Residency (medicine)
  • Neurological Institute of NY, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York; 1971-1974, Resident in Neurology


  • National Board of Medical Examiners; July 1, 1970
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, (neurology); April, 1977


  • New York State, 1970; 108554
  • New Jersey, 2000; MA070990

Honors / Awards / Patents

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Design for Excellence Program. Certificate of Appreciation, 1997
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Medical Board, Quality Assurance, Utilization and Audit Review Committee. Certificate of Appreciation, 1987
  • Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Peer Review Committee. Certificate of Commendation, 1991

Training Record

  • William H. Theodore, MD (Resident , bedside, 1975-1977) Chief of the Clinical and clinic Epilepsy Section,NINDS, NIH
  • Michael Sperling, MD (Resident , bedside & clinic, 1977-1980) Professor of Neurology,Director Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Jacqueline French, MD (Resident and fellow, 1983-1988) Professor of Neurology, bedside & clinic Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, University of  Pennsylvania
  • Andres M. Kanner, MD (Resident and fellow, 1982-1987) Associate Professor, Neurological Sciences bedside & clinic and Psychiatry, Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke’s  Medical Center, Chicago
  • Cynthia L. Harden, MD (Resident ,1985-1988) Associate Professor of Bedside and clinic Neurology and Neuro-Science, Weill Medical College, Cornell University
Professional Associations

Academic Appointments

Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York

  • Instructor in Neurology, 1974-1976
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, 1976-1983
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, 1983-1988
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, 1988-1996
  • Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development, 1990-1996
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development, 1996-2000
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, 1996- present

Hospital Appointments

The Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Assistant Attending Neurologist, 1974-1983
  • Associate Attending Neurologist, 1983-2000

Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY

  • Staff Neurologist, 1974-1986
  • Assistant Chief, Neurology Service, 1986-1996

Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY

  • 1996-2000

Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ

  • 2000- present

Professional Appointments

  • Epilepsy Foundation of New York City
  • Professional Advisory Board, 1995- present
  • Board of Directors, 1996- present Chair, Program and Planning Committee