Christina M. Drafta, MD

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

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

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

Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Board Certifications

    2013
  • AB Psychiatry & Neurology (Clinical Neurophsiology)
    2010
  • AB Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

Education and Training

  • 2001
  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Movement Disorders
  • 1999
  • Fellowship, Hospital For Joint Diseases, Neurophysiology
  • 1998
  • Residency, Bellevue Hospital, Neurology
  • 1991
  • MD from Carol Davila University

Departments

Locations and Appointments

62 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • GHI CBP
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Clinical Neurophysiology Associates
301 East 17th Street, Suite 1534
New York, NY 10003

Contact

Phone: 212-598-6185

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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

    Parker, EC; Beric, A; Sterio, D; Drafta, C; Xu, M; Taverna, PA; Kelly, PJ 2007 JAN-FEB ; 30-31, Stereotactic & functional neurosurgery — id: 70324, year: 2007, page: 30
  • Corticospinal excitability accompanying ballistic wrist movements in primary dystonia

    MacKinnon, Colum D; Velickovic, Miodrag; Drafta, Cristina; Hesquijarosa, Alexander; Brin, Mitchell F 2004 Mar; 273-284, Movement disorders — id: 42786, year: 2004, page: 273, stat: Journal Article