Carl Sadowsky, MD, FAAN, a Neurologist with Premiere Research Institute

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Carl Sadowsky, who serves patients in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Specializing in cognitive neurology, Dr. Sadowsky is the Director of Research at Premiere Research Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. His focus is on memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. 

Recognized as one of the leading clinical research institutions in the world, Premiere Research Institute is involved in multiple areas of cutting-edge research, including Alzheimer’s disease/memory loss, headache/migraine, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit disorder, and depression. With over 75 years of combined clinical experience, the physicians and staff working there are dedicated to providing innovative solutions for patients with neurological disorders all the while treating them with respect, empathy, and professionalism.

Alongside his clinical role, Dr. Sadowsky is a Clinical Professor within the Division of Neurology at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is also a board member of the Southeast Florida Alzheimer’s Association and was on the scientific review board for the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. 

A Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN), the doctor is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists. 

After graduating Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biochemistry from SUNY at Stony Brook, Dr. Sadowsky went on to receive his medical degree from the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he served as chief resident. He then served as a United States Air Force Major and Chief of Neurology of the United States Air Force Hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany from 1976 until 1979.

Throughout his line of work, Dr. Sadowsky has participated in numerous trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of various cholinesterase inhibitors in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), a primary focus of his research efforts. He is also a frequent presenter at medical meetings and symposia and a prolific writer. His articles, which have appeared in such prestigious journals as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Neurology, and Archives of Neurology, have most recently focused on comparisons of agents used in the treatment of patients with AD, the molecular mechanisms of AD, imaging in dementia, and ethical issues associated with patient care.

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

Among his career distinctions, Dr. Sadowsky is listed in Best Doctors in America and Best Doctors in America, Southeast Region. He is also the recipient of On-Time Doctor Award (2018) and Patients’ Choice Award (2018).

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