Neurology Providers

Ann Hanley

Ann Hanley, MD


Dr. Ann Hanley is Board Certified Neurologist with over twenty years of experience, formerly working as an Associate Professor of Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center.

Yael Rappeport

Yael Rappeport, MD


Yael Rappeport, MD is a Board Certified Neurologist. Dr. Rappeport obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. While in Denmark, she completed a medicine internship and initiated her neurology training, as well as authored several scientific publications. In addition, Dr. Rappeport also completed a medicine internship at Beth Israel Medical Center, NY and a Neurology Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Prior to joining NYP Medical Group/Hudson Valley, she practiced in a private practice in Astoria, Queens. A member of the American Academy of Neurology, and interests including all aspects of adult neurology, Dr. Rappeport strives to stay up to date and current on new techniques and findings, for her patients.

Douglas Sankar

Douglas Sankar, MD


Douglas D. Sankar, MD is Board Certified in Neurology with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, recognized by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Through an accelerated program offered at Boston University, MA, Dr. Sankar received his Medical Degree, which was followed by his Medical Internship and Neurology Residency at New York University. Dr. Sankar also completed his Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, at NYU.

Dr. Sankar brings 20 years of experience and expertise to his patients, as NYP Medical Group/Hudson Valley’s Clinical Director of Neurology Department. He has special interests in neuromuscular disorders, as well as general neurology, including headache, epilepsy and stroke.

Shaik Ubaid

Shaik Ubaid, MD

Hospital Medicine, Neurology

Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Cornell University, New York, NY
First Director of intraoperative Neurophysiologic monitoring at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell University.

Dr. Ubaid is a comprehensive neurologist with fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology. He did his residency training in neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

After completing his fellowship at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, he stayed on as assistant professor of neurology and neuroscience at Cornell He was the first director of Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring at the New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell in New York City where he helped start the deep brain stimulation program for movement disorders. He was a member of the team that performed pioneering work in gene therapy research for Parkinsons Disease.

Dr. Ubaid provides comprehensive neurological care that includes conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, dementia, epilepsy, headache, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, neck and back pain, neuropathy and other diseases of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. He provides Botox procedures for intractable and debilitating headaches. His hobbies include traveling, social work and public speaking.

Co-investigator in the FDA approved study of gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease. These were the first such cases in the world.

Awards and Honors:
Francis Foster Award for "Best Scientific Presentation" at the 1999 Wisconsin Neurological Society Meeting.