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Health Quest adds neurologist to Kingston medical practice

Posted: 8/31/2016

Dr. Julio Vieira recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s Kingston Neurology practice and the medical staff of Northern Dutchess Hospital.

Vieira of New Paltz specializes in the treatment of headache, facial pain and stroke. He is a multilingual neurologist, trained in neuroscience and epidemiology with international medical experience.

Most recently, he completed a fellowship and research at Montefiore Headache Center in New York City through Albert Einstein College of Medicine on headache and facial pain.

From 2012 to 2015, he completed a neurology residency at the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to his residency, he did an internal medicine internship with New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital.

He received a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University in 2010 and a medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina de Teresopolis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In Rio de Janeiro, he worked as a physician in various settings: home care, hospital and emergency medicine services. He was a member of the Brazilian national sailing team and previously coached youth sailing.

He also worked on several neurology research projects at the Tanenbaum Stroke and Neurovascular Center at Columbia University Medical Center’s Division of Stroke and Critical Care. He is the lead author of Merritt’s “Textbook of Neurology” headache medicine chapter.

For information about Vieira or Kingston Neurology, call 845-331-5165 (TTY: 800-421-1220). 

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