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Yaacov Anziska, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic

Clinical Subspecialty:

Neuromuscular disease

Research Interests:

HIV-related neuropathy, inflammatory myopathies, sports-related nerve injuries.

Education and Training:
  • MD: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency in Neurology: Neurological Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship in EMG and Neuromuscular Disease: Neurological Institute
Clinical Trials in Progress:

HIV neuropathy, outcome measures in pediatric neuromuscular disease.

Patient Appointments:

Mondays and Wednesdays.

Insurance accepted:

  • 1199 Member Choice
  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Affinity
  • AlphaCare
  • Americhoice
  • Beacon
  • Elderplan
  • Empire BCBS
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthfirst
  • HIP of New York
  • MagnaCare/Magna Health
  • Metroplus
  • Multiplan
  • NY Medicaid
  • NY Medicare
  • NY Railroad Medicare
  • Oxford
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Empire
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
Podcast Select Publications
  • Verma S, Anziska Y, Cracco J. Review of Duchenne Muscular Dystriphy (DMD) for the Pediatricians in the Community. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Nov; 49(11):1011-7. Epub 2010 Aug 19.
  • Flint AC, Liberato BB, Anziska Y, Schantz-Dunn J, Wright CB. Meningovascular syphilis as a cause of basilar artery stenosis. Neurology 2005;64:391-2.
  • Kaufmann P, Gooch CL, Anziska Y, Engelstad K, DiMauro S, and De Vivo DC. Nerve conduction abnormalities in MELAS/3243 patients. Archives of Neurology. 2006;63:746-8.
  • Anziska Y and Weimer L. Metabolic, immune-mediated, and toxic neuropathies. In Schapira A. (ed.) Neurology: Basic and Clinical Neurosciences. Mosby, Inc: New York, 2006.
  • Flint AC, Anziska Y, Rausch ME, Herzog TJ, and Williams O. A clinical and radiographic variant of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome in a nonalcoholic patient. Neurology 2006;67:2015.