Gayatri Devi, MD, MS, FAAN, FACP
Neurology, Cognition in Menopause
Park Avenue Neurology
New York, NY
Dr. Gayatri Devi's entire career focuses on promoting brain health. She established her premier center for neurologic wellness, education and research in 1999. A peer-chosen Super Doctor (in the top 5% of New York City neurologists), she is board-certified in neurology, pain medicine, psychiatry, brain injury medicine and behavioral neurology.
Widely published, Dr. Devi is an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital/Northwell Health and clinical professor of neurology at Downstate Medical Center. Her research focuses on the optimal treatment of stroke, cognitive loss and pain. Her approach to Alzheimer's disease was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Devi became director of the Long Island Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center at 29, after seven years of post-graduate residency training in neurology, psychiatry and behavioral neurology at Downstate and Columbia University. She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American College of Physicians for her research and community outreach.
Key prior roles include clinical associate professor of neurology and psychiatry at New York University; assistant professor of neurology at Columbia University; clinical core co-director of the Taub Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia; president of the American Medical Women's Association and the National Council on Women's Health; and director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services. Her numerous awards include Distinguished Visiting Professor in Women's Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Devi has been featured by the BBC, CBS, New York Times, NPR, TIME and the Wall Street Journal and has authored several books, most recently "Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias." She is a neurologic consultant to the New York State Committee for Physician Health and the National Football League Players Association and is on the board of overseers of the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University. Dr. Devi loves New York City — her home for over 30 years — and is a New York City Parks Enforcement Patrol Mounted Auxiliary.