Jinsy Andrews, MD, MSc

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Current Administrative Positions

  • Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials

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.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology

Education and 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


  • Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-1319
    (212) 342-4536

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

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  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-1319