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Judith Bluvstein, MD

  • Specialties: Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology
  • Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-558-0808
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

  • epileptic seizures
  • tuberous sclerosis
  • infantile spasms
  • Landau Kleffner syndrome
  • Sturge Weber syndrome
  • Angelman syndrome
  • electroencephalography
  • epileptic seizures
  • autism
  • Asperger syndrome
  • neonatal seizure
  • tuberous sclerosis
  • seizure
  • fainting
  • status epilepticus
  • duplication 15q syndrome
  • petit mal seizure
  • infantile spasms
  • absence seizures
  • continuous spike-and-wave during sleep
  • febrile seizure
  • Lennox Gastaut syndrome
  • Landau Kleffner syndrome
  • Rett syndrome
  • Sturge Weber syndrome
  • convulsions
  • developmental regression
  • loss of consciousness
  • epileptic encephalopathy
  • Rolandic epilepsy
  • Angelman syndrome
  • involuntary muscle jerking
  • Dravet syndrome
  • electroencephalography
  • genetic testing for epilepsy


  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Co-Director of Pediatric Special Procedure for Epilepsy
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Epilepsy), 2013
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center, Neurophysiology, 2009
  • Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center, Pediatric Neurology, 2002
  • Residency, St. Vincent's Hospital, Pediatrics, 1999

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Insurance Plans Accepted

This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
    • Aetna Meritain Health
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice (EPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Health
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Healthscope
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
    • Nippon Life-Aetna
    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Amida Care
    • Amida Care Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access HMO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access PPO Large Group
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS HMO
    • BCBS Indemnity
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare HMO
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO/EPO Small Group
    • Local 32BJ SEIU
    • New York Hotel Trades
    • Unicare
  • Centerlight Healthcare
    • CenterLight Healthcare DIRECT
    • CenterLight Healthcare PACE
    • CenterLight Healthcare Select
    • Centerlight Pace Medicare HMO
  • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
    • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
  • Cigna
    • Apwu Health Plan
    • Cigna Great West PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna Managed Care/POS
    • Cigna NALC
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access PPO
    • Cigna PPO
    • Cigna Premier Plus
    • Consolidated Health Plans-NYU Student
    • Great West HMO
    • MVP-Cigna Network
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Commercial
  • Elderplan
    • Elderplan
    • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Basic Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Bronze Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Gold Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Platinum Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Silver Exchange
  • Empire BCBS Health Plus
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 1
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 2
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 3
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 4
    • BCBS Healthplus Gatekeeper exchange
    • BCBS Healthplus Medicare
    • BCBS Healthplus NY Child Health Plus NY
    • BCBS Healthplus NY Medicaid Managed Care NY
    • BCBS Healthplus Special Needs
  • Fidelis Care
    • Fidelis Care Bronze Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Catastrophic Cvg Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Child Health Plus
    • Fidelis Care Gold Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Medicaid Managed Care
    • Fidelis Care Medicare
    • Fidelis Care Native American Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Platinum Exchange
    • Fidelis Care Silver Exchange
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 1
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 2
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 3
    • Fidelis Essential Plan 4
  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
    • GHI Network Access - Benefit Services of PA
    • GHI Network Access - Total Plan Concepts
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • HIP
    • Emblem Essential Plan 1
    • Emblem Essential Plan 2
    • Emblem Essential Plan 3
    • Emblem Essential Plan 4
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Bridge
    • HIP Child Health Plus
    • HIP EPO
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicaid Enhanced Care
    • HIP Medicare VIP
    • HIP POS
    • HIP Prime Basic
    • HIP Prime Bronze
    • HIP Prime Gold
    • HIP Prime Platinum
    • HIP Prime Silver
    • HIP VIP Medicare - Affinity
    • HIP VIP Medicare - VIP Go
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare Managed Care
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare POS
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare PPO
  • Health Smart
    • WTC Health Program-HHC
  • Healthfirst
    • Health And Recovery Plan (Harp)
    • Healthfirst 65 Plus Plan (HMO)
    • Healthfirst Absolute Care FIDA
    • Healthfirst Assured Care
    • Healthfirst Bronze Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Bronze Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Child Health Plus
    • Healthfirst Complete Care
    • Healthfirst Coordinated Benefits Plan (HMO)
    • Healthfirst Essential Plan 1 & 2
    • Healthfirst Essential Plan 3 & 4
    • Healthfirst Gold Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Gold Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Green Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Increased Benefits Plan
    • Healthfirst Life Improved Plan
    • Healthfirst Medicaid
    • Healthfirst Medicare
    • Healthfirst Medicare/NYU Risk
    • Healthfirst Personal Wellness Plan
    • Healthfirst Platinum Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Platinum Total, Pro, Plus EPO
    • Healthfirst Senior Health Partners
    • Healthfirst Silver Leaf Exchange
    • Healthfirst Silver Total, Pro, Plus EPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Local 1199
    • Local 1199 - NYU Hospital Member Choice
    • Local 1199 PPO
  • MVP Select Care Inc
    • MVP Preferred EPO
    • MVP Select Care Inc.
  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicaid of New York
    • NYS Medicaid
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part A and B
    • Medicare Part B
  • Metroplus
    • Metroplus Bronze Plus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Child Health Plus
    • Metroplus Essential Plan 1
    • Metroplus Essential Plan 2
    • Metroplus Essential Plan 3
    • Metroplus Essential Plan 4
    • Metroplus Gold
    • Metroplus Gold Care 2
    • Metroplus Gold Plus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Medicaid Managed Care
    • Metroplus Medicare
    • Metroplus Medplus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Platinum Plus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Silver Plus Plan Exchange
  • Multiplan
    • AXA Assistance USA
    • Administrative Concepts
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Diversified Administration Corporation
    • Fiserv Health
    • GEHA
    • Global Excel
    • Global Health
    • Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America
    • Health Net Of California
    • Health Republic Of NJ
    • Humana Health Plan
    • Insurance Design Administrators
    • Kaiser Foundation
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Meritain Health
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Multiplan-Capital Dist Phys Health
    • Mutual Of Omaha
    • Nippon Life Ins Co
    • PHCS
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Professional Benefit Admin
    • Qualcare Inc
    • Screen Actors Guild
    • Teamsters Allied Benefits
    • US Life Insurance Company
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • National Health Care Solutions Inc
    • Allianz Global Assistance
    • American Assistance - WTA
    • BMI Companies
    • Berkley Canada
    • CAN Assistance
    • Complete Claims Management Prof
    • Crossborder Health Partners
    • DIKLA / Harel Insurance Company
    • Desjardins - Sigma Assistel
    • Eurocare INC
    • Federal Assist
    • Global Response LTD
    • Guardian Life and Health Insurance Comp
    • Healix
    • Intana Assist
    • Mayday Assistance
    • Medipac Assist
    • Morgan White Admin International
    • Olympus Managed Health
    • Oneworld Assist - Tugo
    • Pacific Bluecross
    • Penfield Care Management
    • Savitar Group
    • Sunmed International
    • TIS -Travel Insurance Specialists Ltd
    • TMCA
    • Tour Med Assistance INC
    • WTA- American Assist
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
    • Oxford Health Plans Liberty
  • POMCO Insurance Company
    • POMCO Insurance Company
  • Partners Health Plan Inc
    • Partners Health Plan FIDA
    • Partners Health Plan Medicaid
    • Partners Health Plan Medicare
  • Qualcare Inc.
    • Qualcare Direct
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Company
    • Transamerica Life Insurance Company (PB Only)
  • Tricare
    • TriWest
    • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • AARP Medicare Complete Mosaic
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare JP Morgan
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
  • VNS Choice Advantage
    • VNS Medicaid Advantage
    • VNS Medicare Advantage
    • VNS NY Choice Select Health
  • Veterans Choice
    • Veterans Choice Program-VACAA
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

223 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016



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NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

240 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016

Research Academic Contact

Academic office

225 East 34th Street

First Floor

New York, NY 10016



Research Interests Timeline

These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from PubMed and the MeSH term library. *
represents one publication
*Due to PubMed processing times, the most recent publications may not be reflected in the timeline.


  • The Epilepsy Genetics Initiative: Systematic reanalysis of diagnostic exomes increases yield

    Berkovic, Samuel F.; Goldstein, David B.; Heinzen, Erin L.; Laughlin, Brandon L.; Lowenstein, Daniel H.; Lubbers, Laura; Stewart, Randall; Whittemore, Vicky; Angione, Kaitlin; Bazil, Carl W.; Bier, Louise; Bluvstein, Judith; Brimble, Elise; Campbell, Colleen; Cavalleri, Gianpiero; Chambers, Chelsea; Choi, Hyunmi; Cilio, Maria Roberta; Ciliberto, Michael; Cornes, Susannah; Delanty, Norman; Demarest, Scott; Devinsky, Orrin; Dlugos, Dennis; Dubbs, Holly; Dugan, Patricia; Ernst, Michelle E.; Gibbons, Melissa; Goodkin, Howard P.; Helbig, Ingo; Jansen, Laura; Johnson, Kaleas; Joshi, Charuta; Lippa, Natalie C.; Marsh, Eric; Martinez, Alejandro; Millichap, John; Mulhern, Maureen S.; Numis, Adam; Park, Kristen; Pippucci, Tommaso; Poduri, Annapurna; Porter, Brenda; Regan, Brigid; Sands, Tristan T.; Scheffer, Ingrid E.; Schreiber, John M.; Sheidley, Beth; Singhal, Nilika; Smith, Lacey; Sullivan, Joseph; Taylor, Alan; Tolete, Patricia; Afgani, Tahseen M.; Aggarwal, Vimla; Burgess, Rosemary; Dixon-Salazar, Tracy; Hemati, Parisa; Milder, Julie; Petrovski, Slave; Revah-Politi, Anya; Stong, Nicholas

    Epilepsia. 2019; 60(5):797-806

  • Quantitative analysis of phenotypic elements augments traditional electroclinical classification of common familial epilepsies

    Abou-Khalil, Bassel; Afawi, Zaid; Allen, Andrew S.; Bautista, Jocelyn F.; Bellows, Susannah T.; Berkovic, Samuel F.; Bluvstein, Judith; Burgess, Rosemary; Cascino, Gregory; Cossette, Patrick; Cristofaro, Sabrina; Crompton, Douglas E.; Delanty, Norman; Devinsky, Orrin; Dlugos, Dennis; Ellis, Colin A.; Epstein, Michael P.; Fountain, Nathan B.; Freyer, Catharine; Geller, Eric B.; Glauser, Tracy; Glynn, Simon; Goldberg-Stern, Hadassa; Goldstein, David B.; Gravel, Micheline; Haas, Kevin; Haut, Sheryl; Heinzen, Erin L.; Kirsch, Heidi E.; Kivity, Sara; Knowlton, Robert; Korczyn, Amos D.; Kossoff, Eric; Kuzniecky, Ruben; Loeb, Rebecca; Lowenstein, Daniel H.; Marson, Anthony G.; McCormack, Mark; McKenna, Kevin; Mefford, Heather C.; Motika, Paul; Mullen, Saul A.; O\Brien, Terence J.; Ottman, Ruth; Paolicchi, Juliann; Parent, Jack M.; Paterson, Sarah; Petrou, Steven; Petrovski, Slave; Pickrell, William Owen; Poduri, Annapurna; Rees, Mark I.; Sadleir, Lynette G.; Scheffer, Ingrid E.; Shih, Jerry; Singh, Rani; Sirven, Joseph; Smith, Michael; Smith, Phil E. M.; Thio, Liu Lin; Thomas, Rhys H.; Venkat, Anu; Vining, Eileen; Von Allmen, Gretchen; Weisenberg, Judith; Widdess-Walsh, Peter; Winawer, Melodie R.

    Epilepsia. 2019; 60(11):2194-2203

  • Tolete, Patricia; Knupp, Kelly; Karlovich, Michael; DeCarlo, Elaine; Bluvstein, Judith; Conway, Erin; Friedman, Daniel; Dugan, Patricia; Devinsky, Orrin

    Neurology. 2018 Oct 30; 91(18):837-839

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