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Ai Sakonju, MD

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

SPECIALTIES

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Child Neurology
Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery
Neuromuscular Medicine

LANGUAGES

English
German
Japanese

PATIENT TYPE

Children

PATIENT RATING

CLINICAL BACKGROUND AND MY APPROACH TO CARE

I evaluate and treat infants and children with developmental delay and weakness due to rare neuromuscular conditions including: muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis, neurotransmitter and other movement disorders, as well as common neurological conditions such as epilepsy.

DISEASES & CONDITIONS TREATED

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (HMSN-1)
Epilepsy
Migraine Headaches in Children
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Neurofibromatosis
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

TREATMENTS / SERVICES

Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Electromyography (EMG)
Lumbar Puncture
Nerve Conduction Study/Testing

CLINICAL LOCATIONS

Upstate Health Care Center
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-464-4243
Upstate Health Care Center
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-464-4243

CLINICAL SECTION AFFILIATIONS

Neurology
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatrics
Neurology

CURRENT HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

Upstate University Hospital
Crouse Hospital

CAMPUSES

Downtown

PATIENT RATINGLearn more about ratings

Likelihood of patient recommending this care provider to others
full starfull starfull starfull starfour tenths star4.4 / 5
Degree to which care provider talked with patient using words in clear and simple language
full starfull starfull starfull starfive tenths star4.5 / 5
Amount of time the care provider spent with patient
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Patient confidence in this care provider
full starfull starfull starfull starthree tenths star4.3 / 5
Explanations the care provider gave about patient problems or conditions
full starfull starfull starfull starfive tenths star4.5 / 5
Instructions the care provider gave patient about follow-up care (if any)
full starfull starfull starfull starfour tenths star4.4 / 5
Concern the care provider showed for patient questions or worries
full starfull starfull starfull starfive tenths star4.5 / 5
Care provider's efforts to include patient in decisions about treatment
full starfull starfull starfull starfive tenths star4.5 / 5
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
full starfull starfull starfull starsix tenths star4.6 / 5
Information the care provider gave patient about medications (if any)
full starfull starfull starfull starfour tenths star4.4 / 5

PATIENT COMMENTS

August 20, 2020
Dr Sakonju is always very thorough and caring when it come to patient care. I have and would recommend her to others
May 20, 2020
excellent meeting. doing it remotely had much fewer distractions and more focus.
May 19, 2020
We had a wonderful experience.
January 14, 2020
excellent care
November 27, 2019
we are very pleased and impressed with the care that Natalie gets from Dr Sakonju