Leila Patallo, MD

Leila Patallo, MD

Neurohospitalist

  • Medical School

  • Medical Science Superior Institute, M. Fajardo Hospital
    Havana, Cuba
  • Residency

  • New York Medical College
    Westchester Medical Center
    Westchester, NY
  • Internship

  • State University of NY
    Brooklyn, NY
    St. John's Episcopal Hospital
    Far Rockaway, NY

A neurohospitalist is a provider who specializes in providing neurological care for patients while they are in the hospital.

When you require hospitalization for a neurological problem, your provider or an Emergency Department physician will coordinate your admission with a neurohospitalist. The neurohospitalists work closely with hospital staff to coordinate your care.

Dr. Leila Patallo is a Health First Medical Group physician Board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and Immunology. Dr. Patallo earned her Medical Degree from Medical Science Superior Institute of Havana in Havana, Cuba. This is also where she attended for Pre-Med and completed her Immunology residency. Dr. Patallo completed her Internal Medicine internship at State University of NY, Brooklyn, NY at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Her Neurology residency was completed at New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Westchester, NY.

Prior to joining Health First Medical Group, Dr. Patallo owned Titusville Neurology specializing in general neurology, EEG, EMG/NCS, t-PA administration. Before that, Dr. Patallo as a physician with Neurophysiology Center in Tampa, FL.

Dr. Patallo is active in the community, providing support to the Epilepsy Foundation in Brevard County and the Brevard Health Alliance. She also volunteers her time giving lectures on Diabetes, fall prevention, stroke and Parkinson's Disease. She also has extensive teaching experience as a volunteer teacher for the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University and St. Louis University School of Nursing online.

Dr. Patallo is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Neuroradiology, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the American Medical Association and the Florida Medical Association.


Practice Information

  • Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    Immunology Board Certification

Hospitalist Program Office

Policies

New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center
    1350 South Hickory Street
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.434.7000

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