Gary Alweiss, MD

Gary Alweiss, MD

  • Neurology

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

Related Services

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Neurology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • 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's 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 &
Appointments

Locations

Bergen Neurology Consultants at Englewood

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25 Rockwood Place Suite 110 Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-5805
Fax: 201-894-1956

Appointments

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Insurance

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

  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

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

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

EmblemHealth

  • 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)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • 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)

Humana

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

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

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE (Humana Military)

  • TRICARE (Humana Military)

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

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

UnitedHealthcare

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

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care

Wellpoint

  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage

About

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 &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center: EMG and Neuromuscular Diseases

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine (American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine)

Publications

Publications

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

Reviews & Ratings

Reviews & Ratings

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Recent Comments

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5.0 June 2024

"I've been going to Dr. Alweiss for years and he is one of the Best Dr.s I've ever had."

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5.0 June 2024

"Dr Alweiss is an excellent physician who always listens and addresses my concerns."

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5.0 May 2024

"Been seeing Dr Alweiss for 27 years"

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5.0 May 2024

"Dr Alweiss is excellent & very understanding & compassionate"

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5.0 May 2024

"Dr. Alweiss listens to my concerns. Takes the time to understand and explain my concerns. Also he explains/educates me on next steps. Makes me feel extremely comfortable."

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5.0 March 2024

"Extraordinary always makes me feel like I'm in the best hands."

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5.0 March 2024

"Dr Alweiss is very professional, experienced and concerned with my health and well-being"

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5.0 March 2024

"Dr Alweiss is excellent. Always listens to my concerns .. Explains all medical terms in a form I can understand. And always discusses medications and their side effects thoroughly."

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5.0 February 2024

"Dr. Alweiss expressed genuine concern and very thorough in his approach to evaluate the symptoms and diagnose the problems"

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5.0 February 2024

"Dr. Alweiss is a wonderful Dr. He listens and pays attention to my concerns and questions. He takes time to explain things to me about any concerns. You are very lucky to have a Dr. Like him in your practice. He has helped me over the 10+ years I have been seeing him with my migraine headaches, which I rarely get any longer."