Gary Alweiss, MD
Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Gary Alweiss, MD

  • Neurology

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

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Neurology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine


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

Conditions Treated

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • 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
  • Headaches
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
  • 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 &


  • Bergen Neurology Consultants


    25 Rockwood Place Suite 110 Englewood, NJ 07631

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



Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • CoreSource


  • CCN


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • 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 GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

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

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Choice Care
  • 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


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


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


  • Wellcare Ambetter
  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


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

2020, 2018-2016: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2019, 2017, 2015, 2013: New York Magazine Best Doctors

2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2019-2010: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors

2018: (201) Magazine Bergen's Top Doctors

2018, 2017: New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors

Professional Memberships

Board Member, Adler Aphasia Center

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, EMG and Neuromuscular Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)

Other Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine (American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine)



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