Faculty Profile

Dr. Jessica L. Zwerling, M.D.

Jessica L. Zwerling, M.D.

Associate Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professional Interests

Dr. Zwerling is Director of Clinical Neurology at the National Institutes of Health-funded Einstein Aging Study. She is a Neurologist and the Director of the Memory Disorders Center at Blondell Avenue at Montefiore, as well as the Associate Director of the Center for the Aging Brain in Yonkers.  Dr. Zwerling is the Geriatric Neurology Clerkship Director and the UCNS Accredited Geriatric Neurology Fellowship Director. She completed her residency and chief residency in Neurology at Einstein.  Dr. Zwerling also completed fellowships in EMG/Neuromuscular and an NIH Fellowship in Aging/Dementia at Einstein. She has received a grant from The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc., in support of a care coordination model in the Memory Disorders Center. Dr. Zwerling is a board-certified neurologist and board-certified neuromuscular specialist with expertise in aging.


  • B.S. with Special Certification in Gerontology: Cornell University  
  • M.S.: Natural Science, University at Buffalo Medical School /Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • M.D. with Thesis Honors and Research Honors: University at Buffalo Medical School 
  • Internship: Albert Einstein/Beth Israel Medical CenterResidency
  • Chief Residency: Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center 
  • Fellowship: Neuromuscular disease/Neurophysiology
  • Fellowship: Geriatric Neurology (3 years) Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center; NIH recipient of T32
  • Board Certification: American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology)
  • Neuromuscular Board Certified: American Academy of Neurology

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