Nicole Absar, MD


Diplomate, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry.
Board Certified by American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Clinical Assistant Professor
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
Attending Physician at the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease

Nicole Absar, MD, holds the joint appointments as academic faculty at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. She is a Diplomate in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry and board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. Dr. Absar completed her residency at Tufts University Medical School where she served as Chief Resident. She then went on to complete her certification in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. She is a Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association and Member of the American Academy of Neurology. She has a passion for integrated neuroscience interfacing neurology, psychiatry, and neurocognitive health in dementia care. She is also a registered yoga teacher and National Yoga Alliance-certified educational provider for continuing education (YAEP). In her YAEP role, she incorporates yoga therapy into mainstream western neuroscience practice for various brain disorders including dementia and neuropsychiatric illness.

Dr. Absar evaluates patients at Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital (SBELIH), and serves an important role in expanding the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease and geriatric psychiatry services to eastern Long Island. She provides evaluations and management services for Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body /Parkinson’s dementia, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, geriatric mood and anxiety disorders. These services are available to the east end now via telehealth.