Maria Popa Muste, MD, FAAN

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Maria Popa Muste, MD, FAAN

Maria Popa Muste, MD, FAAN is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC, in the Division of Multispecialty Neurology. A native of Romania, Dr. Muste completed her formal medical education in her home country. After moving to New York, she completed residencies in internal medicine and neurology at North Shore University Hospital and New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Muste subsequently completed a Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship, with an emphasis on EMG/Neuromuscular Medicine, here at Columbia. She is board certified in Neurology and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition to practicing general neurology, Dr. Muste specializes in the care of patients with a range of neuromuscular diseases, including myasthenia gravis, myopathy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CDIP), neuroimmunological disorders such as encephalopathy and paraneoplastic syndromes, small fiber neuropathy, and dystonia. She will see patients and perform nerve conduction testing and electromyography (EMG) at the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester office in Eastchester, NY.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Languages Spoken

(in addition to English)

  • Romanian

Education and Training

  • MD, University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Romania)
  • Residency: 2002 North Shore University Hospital
  • Residency: 2005 NYU Hospital
  • Fellowship: 2006 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


  • Eastchester, NY - 685 White Plains Road Office

    685 White Plains Road
    Eastchester, NY 10709
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (914) 787-4100

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (914) 787-4100