Faculty Profile

Dr. Ronald M. Kanner, M.D.

Ronald M. Kanner, M.D.

Adjunct Clinical Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Chair, Department of Neurology at Northwell Health, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Professional Interests

Dr. Ronald Kanner MD, FAAN, FACP, completed his premedical education at Brooklyn College and his medical training at University of Madrid in Spain. He currently serves as the chair and professor in department of neurology at Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and continued his postgraduate training in neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His medical interests include medical education, faculty development, and pain management. 

Selected Publications

1.      Kanner RM:  Opioid maintenance therapy (OMT) in patients with chronic non-malignant pain (CNP): causes of dose escalation.  American Academy of Neurology, New York, 1993.

2.      Schneider LB and Kanner RM:  Utility of repeated brain imaging in stroke.  American Academy of Neurology,New York, 1993.

3.      Rao H and Kanner RM:  Hospital management of stroke:  effects of management style.  American Academy of Neurology, New York, 1993.

4.      Kanner RM:  Neurological education for medical students:  Changes in health care policy dictate changes in teaching.  American Academy of Neurology, Washington, DC, 1994.

5.      Knobler S, Billet H and Kanner RM:  Cerebrospinal D-dimer levels are not specific for subarachnoid hemorrhage.  American Academy of Neurology, Washington, DC, 1994.

6.      Kanner RM and Zimmerman C:  Zoster paresis and postherpetic neuralgia:  a profile of the disease.  American Neurological Association, Washington, DC, 1995.

7.      Kanner RM and Serruya J:  Utility of brain  CT ordered in the emergency department.  American Neurological Association, San Diego, CA, 1997.

8.      Kanner RM and Gil O:  Nature and Prevalence of Late Post-Thoracotomy and Post-Sternotomy Pain. American Pain Society, New Orleans, LA, 1997.

9.      Benson RT, Zarnegar R, Contractor C, Libman R, and Kanner R: The Prevalence and Significance of Post Stroke Pain.  American Academy of Neurology, Denver, CO, 2002

10.  Singh TP and Kanner RM: Performance Improvement Project: Pain in the intensive care unit.  American Neurological Association, Toronto, 2004.

11.  Gordon ML, Ahoubim D, Schwartz G, Kingsley P, Mattis P, Ulug A, Johnson A, Kanner R: Depression in multiple sclerosis is associated with left frontal decreased fractional anisotropy on Diffusion Tensor Imaging. American Academy of Neurology, Hawaii, 2011.

12. Kanner RM, Johnston MV: Review Committee for Neurology: Structure and Function.  Neurology, Aug 2008; 71: 452 – 456

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