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David H. Sirken,


Title: Assistant Professor; Director, Inpatient Neurology; Student Clerkship Director; Associate Residency Program Director

Practices: Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Specialty: Neurophysiology, Neurology


Drexel Neurosciences Institute
245 N. 15th Street
Mail Stop 423, Suite 7102
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Phone: 215.762.6915
Fax: 215.762.3161


  • DO - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (1987)
  • BA - Biology and Psychology (1983)

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (2018)
  • Drexel University College of Medicine Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (2017)
  • National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America (2014)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2012)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American College of Neuropsychiatrists
  • American Heart Association
  • National Headache Foundation
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Neurological Society
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Neurological Society

Clinical Services

Neurology, Stroke, Headache


David H. Sirken, DO, FAAN, FACP, is board certified in neurology, with an added qualification in vascular neurology and subspecialty certification in headache medicine. He has a clinical interest in stroke.


  • Clinical Neurophysiology - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1993)


  • Neurology - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1992)


  • The New York Methodist Hospital (1988)
  • Mercy Catholic Medical Center (1989)


"Recognition of Peduncular Hallucinosis Prompted by Magnetic Resonance Images"
Matthews MK, Alter M, Sirken DH
Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology,and Behavioral Neurology, 8:64-9, 1995

"MRI and Electrophysiological Findings in a Case of Peduncular Hallucinosis Associated with a Thalamic-Midbrain Infarction"
Matthews MK, Alter M, Sirken DH
Neurology, 42(S3):165, 1992


"Secondary Stroke Prevention"
Jefferson Health Northeast Second Annual Stoke Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 17, 2016

"Intracranial Hemorrhage"
Jefferson Health Northeast First Annual Stoke Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2015

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.