Maria Muste, MD, FAAN

Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Internal Medicine
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Maria Popa Muste, MD, FAAN is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC, in the Division of Multispecialty Neurology. A native of Romania, Dr. Muste completed her formal medical education in her home country. After moving to New York, she completed residencies in internal medicine and neurology at North Shore University Hospital and New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Muste subsequently completed a Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship, with an emphasis on EMG/Neuromuscular Medicine, here at Columbia. She is board certified in Neurology and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.  In addition to practicing general neurology, Dr. Muste specializes in the care of patients with a range of neuromuscular diseases, including myasthenia gravis, myopathy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CDIP), neuroimmunological disorders such as encephalopathy and paraneoplastic syndromes, small fiber neuropathy, and dystonia.  She will see patients and perform nerve conduction testing and electromyography (EMG) at the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester office in Eastchester, NY.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy)
  • Dystonia
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular Disease

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester


  • Romanian


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

1199 National Benefit Fund

  • 1199 National Benefit Fund


  • Aetna

Affinity Health Plan

  • Affinity

Amida Care

  • Amida Care

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield


  • Cigna


  • Connecticare


  • Elderplan

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Fidelis Care

  • Fidelis Care


  • Healthfirst


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care


  • Unicare


  • UnitedHealthcare




  • WellCare

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Romania)
  • Residency: 2002 North Shore University Hospital
  • Residency: 2005 NYU Hospital
  • Fellowship: 2006 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
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