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Your Path to Better Neurological Health

If muscle or nerve pain, tingling or numbness is preventing you from living the life you want, you may be suffering from any number of neurological conditions. An Orlin & Cohen fellowship-trained neurologist can help diagnose which one so you feel better, sooner.

From sensory changes and discomfort to movement challenges, our top-ranked team of neurologists provides comprehensive treatment for a range of neurological disorders and conditions.

Our specialists utilize state-of-the-art in-house diagnostic tools and technologies, including electromyography and nerve conduction velocity (EMG/NCV) testing, electroencephalogram (EEG) tests, and The Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), to ensure more accurate diagnoses and personalized care plans.

Neurological Conditions We Treat

Brain and Memory

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Dementia
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke

Developmental and Behavioral

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Dyslexia

Pain and Movement

Nerve and Muscle


  • Migraines
  • Other Headache Types

Specialized Neurological Services

In addition to general neurology, we offer specialized services in neurosurgery, neuropsychology, and pediatric neurology. Link to dedicated landing pages

Each of these areas is equipped with skilled professionals and leading-edge resources to address complex neurological conditions, providing tailored care that meets the specific needs of each patient.

Discover how our integrated approach to neurological health can help you or your loved one lead a more active and fulfilling life. Immediate appointments are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves that communicate throughout the body. Neurologists handle a wide array of conditions related to neurological function, including movement disorders, pain, cognitive function, and sleep behaviors.

What can I expect during my neurology consultation?

When you visit Orlin & Cohen for a neurology consultation, the session will start with a comprehensive review of your medical history and a detailed discussion of your symptoms.

The appointment typically includes a physical examination focused on assessing your neurological health. If you’ve had previous diagnostic tests, these will be reviewed, and additional tests such as MRI, CT scans, or EEGs may be planned if necessary.

Based on the findings, your neurologist will discuss potential treatment options that address your specific needs and health goals.

Our network of offices throughout Long Island and Queens means a top orthopedic specialist is always close to you.

Staten Island

Staten Island: 1099 Targee St.

1099 Targee St

Staten Island, NY


Staten Island: 3311 Hylan Blvd.

3311 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY


Staten Island: 65 Columbus Ave.

65 Columbus Ave

Staten Island, NY


Based in Staten Island, Orlin & Cohen’s neuropsychology services help individuals of all ages with comprehensive evaluations and treatments that improve cognitive function and overall well-being. Our skilled team of mental health clinicians delivers personalized care tailored to each patient’s unique needs.

Conditions We Treat

Specializing in a wide range of neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational assessments, we have the experience to treat a range of conditions, including:


Offering expert evaluations to diagnose various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, we provide essential guidance to help patients and their families manage and understand this complex condition.


Orlin & Cohen’s neuropsychologists take a holistic approach to treating depression, considering therapy, medication, or a combination of both to tailor treatments to each patient’s needs to support their path to recovery.


For patients struggling with anxiety, our specialists equip them with resources and tools to help them understand their feelings, along with coping mechanisms and treatments that reduce symptoms and improve quality of life.


Our team supports trauma survivors through evidence-based therapies that help manage symptoms, process traumatic experiences, and facilitate healthier emotional adjustments.

Pediatric Neuropsychology

We aim to support young patients’ developmental and psychological growth through specialized evaluations and therapeutic interventions. Our pediatric neuropsychology services pave the way for a better understanding of challenging conditions and improved outcomes for children and their families. Some conditions we address include:

Learning disabilities

Our team offers assessments for learning disabilities, including:

  • Dyslexia
  • Math disability
  • Writing disability

We accept NYC DOE vouchers, making our services accessible to a broad community.

Neurodevelopmental disorders

We help diagnose and manage a range of neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and global developmental delays.

Autism assessments

For more accurate diagnoses, Orlin & Cohen uses tools like the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R). These evaluations offer a comprehensive look at a patient’s verbal behaviors, social interactions, and other developmental conditions and can help identify autism-specific behaviors from other disorders.

Life stressors

Our neuropsychology team equips children, teens, and families with evidence-based strategies to manage stress effectively. We have experience supporting various life challenges, including school pressures, family dynamics, and social interactions. Our treatments promote resilience and enhance a patient’s capacity to cope with life’s demands.

Advanced Neuropsychology Techniques

Orlin & Cohen leverages state-of-the-art neuropsychological testing techniques to evaluate and diagnose conditions more accurately. Our approach is rooted in the latest research and clinical practices, ensuring that each patient receives the most effective treatment strategies.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is neuropsychology?

Neuropsychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on how brain function affects cognition and behavior. It is used to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the brain.

What can I expect during my first neuropsychology consultation?

Your first visit will involve a detailed assessment, during which you and your doctor will discuss your medical history, current symptoms, and any specific concerns. This session will set the groundwork for a customized treatment plan.

Is a referral required?

A referral is typically required for neuropsychological evaluations. Please consult with your primary care provider or specialist.

How long does an evaluation take?

The duration of an evaluation depends on the complexity of the case. Your initial evaluation will take 30 to 60 minutes. Your doctor will advise you if additional assessments are needed, tell you how long they will take, and tell you what to expect.

Pediatric Neurology in Staten Island

At Orlin & Cohen, we recognize the complexities of neurological disorders in children and the profound impact they can have on young patients and their families.

Our dedicated pediatric neurology team in Staten Island is committed to providing exceptional care, ensuring each child receives a personalized treatment plan along with resources for parents and caretakers. By combining this holistic approach with state-of-the-art diagnostics, our board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists are here to support your family every step of the way.

We treat a variety of acute, chronic, and congenital neurological conditions in children and adolescents, including:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

We offer interventions that address communication, behavioral, and social conditions.

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

With treatments and methods to improve concentration and control impulses, we can enhance academic and social interactions for young patients.

Brain Tumors

Get expert management from diagnosis through treatment, including coordination with pediatric oncologists for comprehensive care.


We deliver educational methods and therapies to improve reading, writing, and comprehension skills.


From medication management to ketogenic dietary plans, Orlin & Cohen offers advanced treatment options to help control and reduce seizures.

Tailored Therapies for Young Patients

To best address the unique challenges faced by children with neurological conditions, each therapy plan is customized to the specific needs of the child.

Our specialists are extensively trained in a range of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, including advanced electrodiagnostic medicine and electroencephalography, to deliver precise and comprehensive care.

With a commitment that extends beyond treatment, we provide supportive care and counseling for families to effectively manage their child’s condition and improve their overall quality of life. By integrating the latest evidence-based research, our team ensures you and your child get the tools and resources you need.

Immediate appointments are available: Schedule yours now.

Pediatric Neurology FAQs

What is pediatric neurology?

Pediatric neurology is a specialized branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats neurological disorders in children. These conditions include issues related to the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.

Pediatric neurologists are trained to understand how these conditions affect children differently than adults, offering more accurate diagnoses and effective treatments.

How is a pediatric neurology evaluation performed?

A pediatric neurology evaluation typically involves a detailed medical history, a physical examination, and various diagnostic tests. These may include neurological imaging like MRI or CT scans, electroencephalograms (EEG) for studying brain activity, and other specialized tests to assess nerve and muscle function. The goal is to gain a thorough understanding of the child’s neurological health and pinpoint any specific issues.

How do I prepare for my child’s first visit to a pediatric neurologist?

To prepare for your child’s first visit to a pediatric neurologist, you should:

  • Gather all medical records, including any tests or evaluations previously performed.
  • List all medications and dosages your child is currently taking.
  • Write down any symptoms your child has been experiencing and how long they’ve been present.
  • Be prepared to discuss your family’s medical history, particularly any neurological disorders.
  • Bring a list of questions to ensure all your concerns are addressed during the visit.