What Is TMS?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy is a new and safe treatment for patients who have not responded to antidepressants.


TMS therapy is a precisely targeted treatment. The magnetic fields produced by the system affect tissue only about 2-3 centimeters into the brain directly beneath the treatment coil.

These magnetic fields pass through the hair, scalp, and skull and into the prefrontal cortex unimpeded. This method allows for precise type of stimulation, minimizing the stimulation of brain tissue not involved in mood.

Inside the brain, the dynamic nature of the pulsed magnetic field induces electrical charges to flow. The amount of electricity created in the brain is very small, but these small electric charges cause the neurons to fire or become active. The treatment goal is to stimulate (or activate) brain cells non-invasively without anaesthesia or sedation. Patients remain awake and alert throughout the TMS therapy session, able to resume normal life activities immediately following treatment.

Our Location and Office

150 East 58th St., 25th floor, New York, NY 10155
Manhattan Center TMS is located at 150 East 58th St., 25th floor, New York, NY 10155

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Gregory Alsip and Dr. Philip Saltiel
Dr. Gregory Alsip and Dr. Philip Saltiel

Our doctors are board-certified psychiatrists with more than 20 years of combined experience treating depression and other mental health issues.

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