Gary Alweiss, MD

Gary Alweiss, MD

Gary Alweiss, MD

  • Neurology

My goal is to provide comprehensive neurological care to our community.

Related Practices

  • Bergen Neurology Consultants

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Neurology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Botox® Injection for Migraine
  • Botox® Injections for Dystonia
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound
  • Cognitive Testing
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
  • Evoked Potential Testing
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • NeuroTrax Testing for Concussion
  • Sleep Studies, Home

Conditions Treated

  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arm Weakness
  • Atypical Facial Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebral Vascular Malformation
  • Cervical (Neck) Pain
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Memory Loss
  • Moyamoya Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Musculoskeletal Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis, Cervical
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vasculitis

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Bergen Neurology Consultants

    25 Rockwood Place Suite 110 Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-5805
    Fax: 201-894-1956

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)
  • AmeriHealth Administrator

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker’s Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Garden State Network
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Metro

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA
  • CHAMPVA

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

UMR

  • UMR

About

About Gary Alweiss

Dr. Alweiss is the chief of neurology at Englewood Hospital and a founding partner of Bergen Neurology Consultants. He is board certified in neurology and electrodiagnostic medicine. After receiving his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, he did a neurology residency Mount Sinai Hospital and a fellowship in neuromuscular disease and EMG at NewYork-Presbyterian. He has been an attending neurologist at Englewood Hospital for over 25 years. He specializes in treating nerve disorders and headaches. He is a member of the board of the Adler Aphasia Center and teaches residents and medical students through the Neurological Institute of Columbia University. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019, 2017: New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • 2019 Bergen Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2018: (201) Magazine Bergen's Top Doctors
  • 2018, 2017: New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors
  • 2016-2018: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

Professional Memberships

  • Board Member, Adler Aphasia Center
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Section Chief, Neurology

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, EMG and Neuromuscular Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Other Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Publications

Publications

  • Horowltz D, Tuhrlm S, Welnberger J, Budd J, Alweiss G, Goldman M. "Transesophageal Echocardlography: "Diagnostic and Cllnlcal Applications In the Evaluation of the Stroke Patient," Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease 6(4): 332-336, 1997.
  • Horowitz D, Tuhrim S, Goldman M, Budd J, Alweiss G. "Efficacy of Transesophageal echo in diagnosing cardiac sources of stroke," Stroke 23: 157, 1992 (Abstract)
  • Alweiss G, Lemlich G, Lebwohl MG, Schwartz E. "Desmocine Levels In Elastin Related Skin Disorders, "J. Invest Dermatol 88:474, 1987