Marianna Shnayderman Yugrakh, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Marianna Shnayderman  Yugrakh, MD

Dr. Marianna Shnayderman (Yugrakh) obtained her undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her neurology residency here at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ The Neurological Institute of New York.

She subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in Headache Medicine at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Headache Institute. In addition to caring for patients with all kinds of headache disorders, Dr. Shnayderman is interested in developing a program for patients that are pregnant or undergoing fertility treatments and suffering from intractable headaches with limited treatment options.

She is also developing an outpatient infusion therapy program for patients with refractory headaches. She has expertise in Botox injections for chronic migraine, as well as trigeminal and occipital nerve blocks and trigger point injections.

All headache disorders, including:

Migraine, including Chronic Migraine, Menstrual Migraine, and complications of migraine

Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias, including Cluster Headache, Paroxysmal Hemicrania, Hemicrania Continua, and Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks

Post-traumatic headache

New Daily Persistent Headache

Primary stabbing headache

Hypnic headache

Nummular headache

Facial pain disorders, including Trigeminal Neuralgia, Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia, Nevus Intermedius Neuralgia, and central facial pain disorders

Occipital neuralgia

Tension-type headache

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Neurology

Education & Training

  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center


  • Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-6876
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Suite: 380
    New York, NY 10019
    (646) 426-3876


  • Headache and Facial Pain Center

Practices And Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [NYP Employee Plan]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (646) 426-3876