Alan Tuchman, M.D.

Dr. Tuchman is concurrently in private practice and is Clinical Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College.  He is also the Principal of a healthcare and neuroscience consulting firm.  From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Tuchman was Senior Vice President of Equity Research for Oscar Gruss & Son (Member of the New York Stock Exchange), New York, New York, where he conducted investment research in medical and biotechnology and helped develop marketing strategies for healthcare companies.  Prior to this, he was Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs for New York Medical College where he developed and directed clinical care and medical education policy for 29 affiliated hospitals and served as Professor and Vice Chairman and Program Director for Neurology Residency in the Department of Neurology at the same institution.  At the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Dr. Tuchman held the positions of Medical Director for the 560-bed hospital from 1990 to 1991 and Director of the Department of Neurology from 1979 to 1994.  Serving in the United States Air Force as Major, he was Chief of Neurology Service for a 16-state region.  Dr. Tuchman earned his B.S. in Chemistry in 1968 from the City College of New York, his M.D. in 1972 from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and his MBA from Columbia University in 1996. He completed his internship at New York Medical College and his residency at the Mount Sinai Hospitals Department of Neurology.  Dr. Tuchman was a clinical fellow in multiple sclerosis at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Department of Neurology.  Dr. Tuchman is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Society of Neurorehabilitation and is licensed in New York, New Jersey and Ohio.  Dr. Tuchman served as the President of the Epilepsy Society of Southern New York from 1987 1992.