Christina M. Drafta, MD

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish
  • Phone: 212-598-6185

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

movement disorders, headache, spinal injury, Parkinson's disease, cervical dystonia, abnormal gait, nerve injury, neck pain, slipped disc, essential tremor, botox, facial spasm, blepharospasm, spasticity, spinal cord compression, back injuries, atypical facial pain, sleeplessness, dizziness, electromyography, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), diabetic nerve damage, brachial plexus injury, muscular dystrophy, musculoskeletal pain, back pain, fibromyalgia (FMS), post polio syndrome
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology), 2001
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 1999
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Movement Disorders, 2001
  • Fellowship, Hospital For Joint Diseases, Neurophysiology, 1999
  • Residency, Bellevue Hospital, Neurology, 1998
  • MD from Carol Davila University, 1991
Departments

Locations and Appointments

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    • NY Medicaid
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NYU Clinical Neurophysiology Associates

301 East 17th Street, Suite 1534
New York, NY 10003

NYU Lutheran Associates

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Contact

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My Research

Publications

  • Long-term changes in motor function and stimulation parameters in patients with deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus for Parkinson's disease [Meeting Abstract]

    Parker, EC; Beric, A; Sterio, D; Drafta, C; Xu, M; Taverna, PA; Kelly, PJ Parker, EC; Beric, A; Sterio, D; Drafta, C; Xu, M; Taverna, PA; Kelly, PJ
    Stereotactic & functional neurosurgery. 2007 JAN-FEB . 85 (1): 30-31

  • Corticospinal excitability accompanying ballistic wrist movements in primary dystonia

    MacKinnon, Colum D; Velickovic, Miodrag; Drafta, Cristina; Hesquijarosa, Alexander; Brin, Mitchell F MacKinnon, Colum D; Velickovic, Miodrag; Drafta, Cristina; Hesquijarosa, Alexander; Brin, Mitchell F
    Movement disorders. 2004 Mar . 19 (3): 273-284