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Sanda Carniciu, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Sanda Carniciu, MD

Dr. Carniciu received her medical degree and initial training in Neurology from Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi Romania. Stateside, she completed her residency at NYU Medical Center and her fellowship in Neuromuscular Disorders and Neurophysiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center. Before joining Columbia, Dr. Carniciu was in private practice in Westchester County.

Dr. Carniciu welcomes new patients with a broad spectrum of neurological conditions including, numbness and neuropathic pain, muscle weakness, movement disorders, cervical and back pain, memory problems, dizziness, vertigo, headache, and stroke.

Dr. Sanda Carniciu sees all types of neurological conditions and has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders, peripheral and entrapment neuropathies, neck and back pain and radiculopathies.

Dr. Carniciu is specialized and has experience in performing EMG and nerve conduction studies.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Multispecialty Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Movement Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Numbness
  • Stroke
  • Vertigo

Education & Training

  • MD, Bucharest University (Romania)
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Sleepy Hollow - 245 North Broadway

    245 North Broadway
    Suite: 102
    Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
    (914) 631-6888


  • ColumbiaDoctors Neurology Sleepy Hollow

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

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  • AARP [Medicare Managed Care]
  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Blue Shield [New Jersey]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Indemnity, Medicare (Mediblue), Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Honors & Awards

-New York Magazine Best Doctors (2007, 2014)
-Westchester Magazine Top Doctors (2001, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014)