Svetlana Primma Eckert

Svetlana Primma Eckert

Svetlana Primma Eckert 

UBMD Neurology


General Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neuroimaging Analysis; Neuroimmunology; Neurology

Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

Dr. Eckert is a board-certified adult neurologist with specialization in Multiple Sclerosis/Autoimmune Neurology and Neuroimaging. She provides comprehensive care for patients with MS and other autoimmune neurologic diseases at the Jacobs Multiple Sclerosis Center for Treatment and Research at UBMD Neurology.

She is a first-generation immigrant, and after completing her undergraduate studies in Biophysics at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Eckert made moved to Buffalo for medical school, and made Buffalo her new permanent home, where she completed medical school and neurology residency training at the University of Buffalo, and subsequently a combined 2-year MS and Neuroimaging Fellowship at UBMD Neurology.

As part of the team of faculty at the UBMD Neurology affiliated with University at Buffalo, Dr. Eckert is very involved in resident and medical student teaching both in the hospital and outpatient settings, and lectures regularly on neuroimaging and autoimmune neurology as well as patients.

Dr. Eckert’s interests include multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, and, very importantly, autoimmune encephalitis. She is also involved in multiple research studies examining the mechanisms and treatments of autoimmune neurologic diseases.


General Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimaging, Neuroimaging Analysis, Neuroimmunology, Neurology

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Intermediate Italian, Fluent Russian, Fluent Spanish

Physician Gender:



UBMD Neurology Pediatric & General Neurology Clinic
General Neurology Clinic
5851 Main St
Amherst, New York
Office Hours: Tuesdays
Phone: 716-829-5055
Fax: 716-829-3010
Contact: Sadia
Accepting new patients

UBMD Neurology at Conventus
Multiple Sclerosis and other autoimmune/inflammatory neurologic disorders clinic
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, 14203
Office Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays
Phone: 716-829-5055
Fax: 716-829-3050
Contact: Sadia
Accepting new patients

UBMD Neurology at Conventus
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders and autoimmune encephalitis clinic

Office Hours: Mondays and Thursdays
Phone: 716-829-5055
Accepting new patients

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Multiple Sclerosis and Other Autoimmune Neurologic Disorders, UBMD Neurology - University at Buffalo (2019)
  • Fellowship, Neuroimaging, UBMD Neurology - University at Buffalo (2019)
  • - Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology - Neuroimaging, University at Buffalo - UBMD Neurology (2019)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2013)
  • Internship, NINDS Clinical Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders (NIH) (2009)
  • BA, Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University - Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (2008)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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