Ilya Kister, MD

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Languages: English, Russian
  • Phone: 646-501-7500

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

multiple sclerosis (MS), neuromyelitis optica, optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, myelitis


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2007
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Multiple Sclerosis, 2007
  • Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Neurology, 2006
  • MD from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine, 2002

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
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • 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 Essential
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Essential
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • 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 Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center

240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center

530 1st Avenue, Suite 4C
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-8309

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  • Iron and Non-Iron-Related Characteristics of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica Lesions at 7T MRI

    Chawla, S; Kister, I; Wuerfel, J; Brisset, J-C; Liu, S; Sinnecker, T; Dusek, P; Haacke, E M; Paul, F; Ge, Y
    AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 2016 Mar 24. 37 (7): 1223-1230

  • No difference in disability progression of MS patients treated with extended interval vs. Standard interval natalizumab [Meeting Abstract]

    Fallon, J; Kister, I; Ryerson, L Z
    Neurology. 2016 05 Apr 2016. 86 (16):

  • SymptoMScreen: A Tool for Rapid Assessment of Symptom Severity in MS Across Multiple Domains

    Green, R; Kalina, J; Ford, R; Pandey, K; Kister, I
    Applied neuropsychology. Adult. 2016 Apr 14. 1-7

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