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Ylec Mariana Cardenas Castillo, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology



Dr. Ylec Mariana Cardenas Castillo is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and a Neuromuscular Disorders Specialist. Her educational background includes a Baccalaureus Scientiae (BS) Degree obtained at the Pennsionat des Soeurs de Saint-Joseph Tarbes, Medical School Diploma from Universidad Central de Venezuela. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Neurology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and, her fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. She is board certified in Neurology (2019) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (A.B.P.N.). Her research interests include autoimmune neuromuscular disorders, radiculopathies, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Education & Training

  • Neuromuscular Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine (2020)
  • Neurology Residency
    Albert Einstein Medical Center (2019)
  • MD
    Central University of Venezuela (2010)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
AANEM Residency and Fellowship Member AwardAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine2020

Departments & Organizations