Michael Rubin, M.D., C.M.
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Michael Rubin, M.D., C.M.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, French, Hebrew, Yiddish


Specialties and Expertise


  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurology


  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Injury to Nerves
  • Neuropathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Muscle Disease
  • Myasthenia


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

American Diabetes Association Charles H. Best Medal for Distinguished Service in the DCCT 1994

Fred Plum & Jerome B. Posner Award for Outstanding Dedication to Teaching & Education 1995-6

Excellence in Teaching Award - Weill Medical College of Cornell University 2000

Excellence in Graduate Staff Teaching and Mentoring Award - Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Neurology 2001

American Academy of Neurology, AB Baker Section on Education Teacher Recognition Certificate 2002

America's Top Physicians - Consumers' Research Council of America 2003, 2004, 2010

New York Super Doctors 2011, 2012, 2013

America Registry Vitals Top 10 Doctor Award 2013


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Neurologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Neurology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., C.M., McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada), 1982


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Other Interest:
Merck & Co., Inc.; NeuroAlert, LLC