Steven L. Galetta MD

NYU Langone Medical Center

Steven Galetta, MD is currently the Philip K. Moskowitz, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Formerly, he was the Associate Dean of Admissions for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also served as the Director of Neurological Training and Neuro-ophthalmology at Penn for over two decades. Dr. Galetta received his MD from Cornell University Medical College. He then completed his neurology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami. Dr. Galetta currently serves on the editorial board for the journals Neurology, and the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology. He is co-author of the textbook, Neuro-ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd edition published in 2018. In 1998, Dr. Galetta was awarded the Louis Duhring Outstanding Clinical Specialist Award from the University of Pennsylvania, and he was named NYU Langone Health’s Master Clinician in 2014. In 2004, he was honored for his role as an educator by receiving the American Neurological Association’s Distinguished Neurology Teacher Award, as well as the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges. In 2008, he received the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) The AAN named him the AB Baker Award winner for his lifetime achievement in neurological education in 2018. Dr. Galetta has been involved in various capacities in a large number of clinical trials and has over 300 original publications concerning clinical, radiologic and research aspects of multiple sclerosis, sports related concussion and neuro-ophthalmology.