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Jinsy Andrews, MD, MSc

Board Certifications: 
Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology

Clinical Expertise

  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology

Specialties

Education & Training

  • MD, Albany Medical College
  • Internship: University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Residency: Hartford Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

About Jinsy Andrews

Jinsy A. Andrews, MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, in the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine and serves as the Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials. Dr. Andrews received her BS at Union College, her MSc in Biostatistics (Patient-Oriented Research) from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and her MD from Albany Medical College. Dr. Andrews completed her residency in Neurology at the University of Connecticut where she served as Chief Neurology Resident in her final year. Dr. Andrews completed fellowship training in Neuromuscular Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto and completed a second fellowship in  Clinical Neurophysiology at Columbia University. After completion of her training, Dr. Andrews joined the faculty and was named the David A. Gardner Research Fellow in Neuromuscular Disease while she continued to participate in clinical research and care for patients with ALS at the Eleanor and Lou Gehrig ALS Center.  Dr. Andrews was also awarded the Diamond Award for ALS clinical care and research in 2009 by Wings Over Walls Street and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Subsequently, Dr. Andrews  moved to the University of Connecticut where she built a clinical trials unit for neurological diseases and served as its Director at Hospital for Special Care. More recently, Dr. Andrews was the Head of Neuromuscular Therapeutics at Cytokinetics, where she focused on developing novel, small molecule skeletal muscle activators as a potential therapy for neuromuscular diseases. Dr. Andrews is board certified in Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In addition to caring for patients with neuromuscular disease, Dr. Andrews will be overseeing clinical trials for the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Administrative Positions

  • Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 342-4432.

Aetna

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  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
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Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

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  • Great West
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Emblem/GHI

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  • Medicare Managed Care
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Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
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  • Medicaid Managed Care
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  • POS
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  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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Fidelis Care

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Healthfirst

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Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

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Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
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VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

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Contact & Locations

1
710 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-1319
Fax:
(212) 342-4536
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