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Cristian Ionita MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology); Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program; Co-Director Yale/MDA Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

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Cristian Ionita, MD
Cristian Ionita
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Dr. Ionita completed his pediatrics and child neurology training at the SUNY Downstate. He later completed pediatric neuromuscular fellowship at the UT Southwestern. Dr. Ionita's clinical interests are in pediatric neuromuscular disorders, electrophysiological studies in children and pediatric headache disorders. He is the Co-Director of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital MDA Care Center and the Director of the Comprehensive Pediatric Headache Clinic. He is interested in clinical trials in pediatric neuromuscular disorders.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy (1997)
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellow
    UT Southwestern
  • Child Neurology Resident
    SUNY Downstate
  • Pediatrics Resident
    SUNY Downstate
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology with Special Qual in Child Neurology (2006, recertified: 2016)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine (2009)

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