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  • Associate Professor – Neuromuscular Disorders, General Neurology
  • Program Director – Neuromuscular Fellowship

My goal as a neurologist is to provide state-of-the-art medical care, understand my patient’s needs with empathy, participate in education for medical trainees, and contribute to research advancing understanding and treatments for neuromuscular disease.

Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory and hereditary diseases of nerve and muscle

Procedures/Research Interests

  • Peripheral neuropathy, myopathy, motor neuron disease and ALS ; procedures – EMG/NCS, skin biopsy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 2010
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, 2012


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Brown Medical School, 2006
  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Columbia University, 2007
  • Residency, Neurology
    Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 2010
  • EMG/Neuromuscular Fellowship
    Neurological Institute, Columbia University, 2011

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
  • Peripheral Nerve Society (PNS)


Rebecca Traub, MD