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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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology), 2013
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2010
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

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 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
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • 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
  • Workers Comp
*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

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My Research


  • 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
    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
    Movement disorders. 2004 Mar. 19 (3): 273-284