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Charles Nichter MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1997
(Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology)

Contact Information:

AMC Neurology Group
47 New Scotland Avenue, MC 70
Physicians Pavilion, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-5226
Fax: (518) 262-9985

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Videos

Pediatric Neurology
Cerebral palsy
Pediatric general neurology
Pediatric motor and movement disorders
Pediatric neuromuscular disease
Tourette's syndrome

Post-Graduate

Clinical Scholar

07/01/1979 - 06/31/1980
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec H3T  Canada


Fellowship

Developmental Pediatrics

07/01/1980 - 06/31/1983
Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowship

Developmental Pediatrics

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Kennedy Kreiger Institute
Baltimore, MD


Residency

Neurology

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY


Residency

Pediatrics

7/1/1976 - 06/30/1979
Buffalo Children's Hospital (Pediatric)
Buffalo, NY


Medical Education

MD

09/1972 - 5/1976
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA


Dr. Charles Nichter is a pediatric neurologist whose clinical specialty encompasses a range of motor and movement disorders. He is primarily focused on treating children with neuromuscular diseases, such as muscular dystrophies like Becker, Duchenne, and limb girdle dystrophies. He also has a special interest in treating patients with tics, tremors, and Tourette syndrome.

Dr. Nichter is passionate about utilizing a team approach to optimize patient outcomes: “When treating patients, my goal is to develop a team of specialists that would include case managers, pediatric neurologists, and neuro-rehabilitative therapists and physicians,” said Dr. Nichter. “Case management is vitally important in the management of these special children, and we strive to make connections with other organizations to make the team possible.” 

Albany Medical Center: AMC Physician Directory: Charles Nichter MD