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Horacio Kaufmann, MD, FAAN

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Horacio Kaufmann, MD, FAAN




  • Felicia B. Axelrod Professor of Dysautonomia Research, Department of Neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Pediatrics at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
  • Director, Autonomic Disorders Fellowship Program
  • Director, Dysautonomia Center
  • Director, Division of Autonomic Disorders

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology – Neurology, 1987

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Movement Disorders, 1986
  • Residency, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Neurology, 1985
  • MD from University of Buenos Aires, 1978

In 2007, Horacio Kaufmann, MD. joined NYU Langone to direct the Dysautonomia Center together with Lucy J. Norcliffe-Kaufmann, PhD. He is one of the world’s foremost experts and a leader in the field of autonomic disorders. Under their direction, the Dysautonomia Center expanded and built new research facilities. Dr. Kaufmann has directed a comprehensive program for the study of autonomic disorders and conducted innovative clinical trials of the main drugs used in the treatment of autonomic failure.

Today, the Dysautonomia Center is a comprehensive medical facility dedicated exclusively to the research and treatment of genetic and nongenetic (sporadic) disorders of the autonomic nervous system in children and adults. It has an active research program with funding from government grants, foundations, and industry partners. This approach has successfully brought new treatments to the clinic. Learn More