Dr. Devi’s entire career is focused 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 (Curriculum Vitae). Her approach to Alzheimer’s 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. Selected as Chief Resident, she held her residency record in national examinations, scoring at the 97th percentile in the US. 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 NYU; 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; Director of the NY Memory and Healthy Aging Services. She has received numerous awards for her work including Distinguished Visiting Professor in Women’s Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. Featured on the BBC, CBS, NY Times, NPR, TIME, and the WSJ, Dr. Devi has authored several books, most recently “Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.” She is neurologic consultant to the NY State Committee for Physician Health and the NFL Players Association, and is on the Board of Overseers of SPS at Columbia University. Dr. Devi loves New York City- her home for over thirty years, and is a NYC Parks Enforcement Patrol Mounted Auxiliary. She received her MD from Grace University and her MS from Columbia University.