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Meet Dr. Morgenstern, Neurologist & Cannabis expert
Dr. Michael Morgenstern is double board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine and an authority on alternative treatments with medical marijuana. He started Morgenstern Medical to offer patients a high level of care along with excellent service.
Dr. Morgenstern previously worked for Northwell Health. He also served as the director of a sleep lab at a private practice on Long Island. Dr. Morgenstern focuses on neurology, sleep medicine, and alternative treatment of disease with medical marijuana. He treats patients with neurological conditions including headache and migraine, back and neck pain, vertigo and dizziness, and other neurological conditions. He also treats patients with sleep apnea, snoring, and insomnia. He is dedicated to providing each patient with the best care. To achieve this he combines the latest medical knowledge with common sense and an excellent bedside manner.
Dr. Morgenstern is highly motivated to help his patients. Helping patients doesn’t always mean curing disease. Sometimes it means helping to alleviate symptoms and suffering. For this reason, Dr. Morgenstern became licensed to treat patients with medicinal marijuana. This newly available alternative treatment is extremely helpful in several medical conditions including chronic pain, spasticity, and severe nausea.
Dr. Morgenstern spends a substantial amount of time volunteering for several nonprofit organizations. He recently founded the NY Medical Marijuana Association. In 2014, Dr. Morgenstern founded the American Sleep Apnea Society. He has also been involved in research related to sleep apnea and neurology. His research has focused on improving outcomes through early diagnosis and management of headaches and sleep disorders. He has authored a medical textbook chapter on sleep apnea and has several peer-reviewed publications on the diagnosis of sleep disorders, sleep apnea and diabetes, and sleep apnea and neuromuscular disease. He is one of the most viewed authors on Quora in Sleep Science.
A leader in translating cutting-edge technology to improve patient care, Dr. Michael Morgenstern is a top choice for patients looking for a neurologist, sleep physician or to be evaluated for treatment with medical marijuana.
Dr. Morgenstern received his M.D. from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed internship training in Internal Medicine at Queens Hospital Center, a division of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Morgenstern then completed his Neurology residency at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He remained at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, where he completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine.