Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN

Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN, is a neurologist in practice in Tarrytown, NY, and a medical writer. She writes the popular In Practice column on technology and practice for Neurology Today® and has been a frequent contributor to the Living Well column in Neurology Now®. In the last eight years, Dr. Avitzur has written more than 130 articles about issues affecting the practice of medicine as they relate to both physicians and patients. She is a recipient of the 2009 American Academy of Neurology Journalism Fellowship.

Dr. Avitzur is also an instructor at the Yale University School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor at the New York Medical College. She is the Chair of the Yale Neurology Alumni Association and Chair of the American Academy of Neurology?s Practice Management and Technology subcommittee. In addition, she serves as a consultant to the New York Rangers and as a Medical Adviser at Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports.