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Andrew J. Westwood, MD

Sleep Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Neurology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 426-3876

Biography

Dr. Westwood completed his neuroscience and medical training at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. He was a resident in Neurology at Boston University Medical Center, where he also completed an accredited fellowship in Sleep Medicine. He has joined the Division of Epilepsy and the Sleep Disorders Center in the Department of Neurology as the first full-time sleep specialist. Apart from his interest in the care of patients with sleep disorders, Dr. Westwood has a particular interest in behavioral neurology and neurodegenerative diseases. In addition to being a Diplomate of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK, with a special certification in Neurology, Dr. Westwood is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Diagnostics include polysomnography (in-lab and ambulatory with/without extended EEG montage), actigraphy, multiple sleep latency testing, and maintenance of wakefulness testing.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

2006 Cambridge University

MD, Cambridge University Medical School (United Kingdom)

Internship: Hospital of St Raphael

Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Locations

Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (646) 426-3876

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ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (646) 426-3876

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC