Madeline Fields

Madeline Fields, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurology

Specialty:

Neurology

Research Topics:

Autism, Epilepsy, Genetics, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Neuroscience, Seizure

Madeline C. Fields, MD completed a two-year fellowship in neurophysiology and epilepsy at the New York University Langone Medical Center. She is the recipient of the National Epifellows Award and is board certified in Neurology and Neurophysiology.

Dr. Fields received her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her medical degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. After a one year internship in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, she completed her neurology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she served as chief resident. Dr. Fields was awarded the Resident of the Year award, the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, and was inducted as an honorary member into Alpha Omega Alpha.

Her primary clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of epilepsy, evaluation of the genetic basis for epilepsy, conditions where epilepsy is a frequent complication including autism, dementia and psychiatric conditions, as well as complementary therapies.

Certifications

Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Focus

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
  • Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Laser treatments for intractable epilepsy
  • Neurobehavioral status testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Responsive nerve stimulator (Neuropace) for epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stereotactic EEG monitoring
  • Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) for epilepsy

Education

MD, Israel Institute of Technology

Internship, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Group

Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Neurophysicology, Bellevue Hospital Center