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Lanny Edelsohn, M.D.

Lanny  Edelsohn, M.D.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA., Lanny Edelsohn, M.D. completed his medical training at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. , his medical internship at Hahnemann Medical College Hospital in Philadelphia and his neurology residency at Harvard Neurology (Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, the Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital Medical Center )in Boston, MA.

Dr. Edelsohn joined Christiana Care Health System as a neurology specialist in 1973 where he served as Chief, Section of Neurology from 1987 to 2010. He is a board-certified neurologist and a clinical Professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Edelsohn is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Edelsohn serves on numerous community nonprofit boards, lectures frequently, and has been involved in multiple clinical trials regarding the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. He has a special interest in medical education and has served as the director of neurology education for residents, interns, and medical students since his arrival in Delaware in 1973. In addition, he has served Christiana Care in multiple capacities over the years including leading the initial Stroke Task Force in 2000, a term as President of the Medical-Dental Staff, as well as many years on the executive committee of the staff and the Board of Directors of Christiana Hospital.
Specialties:
  • Neurology
Practice: Christiana Care Neurology Specialists
Contact:

Christiana Care Neurology Specialists
774 Christiana Road, Suite 201
Newark, DE 19713
302-731-3017

Education:
  • Hahnemann University
Delaware Health Sciences Alliance CarePages Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

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