Tanya Fatimi, MD

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Tanya Fatimi, MD
Tanya Fatimi, MD

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Dr. Fatimi completed her undergraduate training at Yale University in 1996 where she received a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2001 where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and graduated with distinction in research.

During medical school, she spent additional clinical elective time in Botswana and at Christian Medical College in Vellore, India. After completing her medical internship at Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Fatimi trained in neurology at The Neurological Institute at Columbia where she served as Chief Resident in her Senior year. Following her residency, Dr. Fatimi completed a Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Columbia in 2006, specializing in neuromuscular disease and electromyography.

"In medical school, I was fascinated by the diagnostic puzzles of clinical neurology. While I still enjoy diagnostic challenges, forging long-term relationships with patients has proven to be the most fulfilling aspect of my medical career. My strong relationships are based upon collaboration with my patients, their caregivers, and their other health care providers. I respect patients’ time and accommodate busy schedules by offering early morning and evening appointments. I strive to maintain open and easy lines of communication by giving my patients direct phone access and by encouraging electronic communication via ourportal."
Education and Training:
  • Yale University
    - BS Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    - MD, Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    - Internship Internal Medicine
    - Residency in Neurology
    - Chief Resident Neurology
    - Fellowship Clinical Neurophysiology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Disease
Attending appointments:
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Queens
Clinical Interests:myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular diseases

Languages: English, Spanish

Location: Manhattan