Dr. Bronfin's Bio


Dr. Ludmilla Bronfin is one of the most highly regarded neurologists in New York City. She treats a wide range of problems from autonomic dysfunction to neuromuscular neurology and headaches. Dr. Bronfin is a topnotch diagnostician. She is well known for taking care of celebrities but she is just as comprehensive and thorough with everyone she treats. She has earned a national reputation with her thorough attentive humane relationship with her patients. She well known for using conservative methods, and avoiding surgery unless absolutely necessary. Dr. Bronfin completed her residency in neurology in 1996 and  fellowship in clinical neurophysiology in 1997 at NYU School of Medicine. She is an assistant professor of neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is board certified in Neurology, Clinical neurophysiology, and Electrodiagnostic medicine. She volunteers by teaching residents in neuromuscular clinic at Bellevue Hospital. Her research interests are in neuromuscular disorders, pain management, headaches and syncope. She has authored several book chapters. Dr Bronfin is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, AANem, Headache society, Myasthenia gravis foundation, ALS  and MDA foundations. Dr. Bronfin is known as a “doctor’s doctor.” She is highly regarded by her peers, is very accessible, skilled yet humble, and above all compassionate.


Medical School: 1982-86: 2nd Moscow Medical Institute (named after N. I. Pirogov) Moscow, Russia 1988: M.D. degree with honors

Post Graduate Training: 1996-97: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training New York University Medical Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 1993-96: Neurology Residency New York University Medical Center, Bellevue, Veteran Administration Hospitals, Hospital for Joint Diseases New York, NY 1992-93: Transitional Residency Michigan State University- E.W. Sparrow Hospital Lansing, Michigan 1988-89: Pediatric Neurology Postgraduate Training 2nd Moscow Medical Institute Moscow, Russia Board

Certifications: State Medical Board of New York, licensure 199889-1 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomat in the Specialty of Neurology, Certificate No. 44884 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomat in subspecialty of Clinical Neurophysiology, Certificate No. 1003 American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Certificate No.2478

Memberships: American Headache Association, Active member since 2001 American Academy of Neurology, Active member since 1995 American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Fellow Member since 1998 American Autonomic Society, 1997 Familial Dysautonomia Foundation, 1997 World Muscle Society, 1998

Honors/Awards: 1993: Outstanding Resident of the Year Award, Michigan State University- E.W. Sparrow Hospital 1992: Instructor in the Department of Medicine Michigan State University 1987: Second Prize for research in Neurology

Academic Appointments: 2002-present: Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Neurology New York University School of Medicine 1997-2002: Instructor in Clinical Neurology New York University School of Medicine

Hospital Appointments: 2010-present: Attending Physician, Bellevue hospital Neuromuscular Clinic 1997-present: Assistant Attending, Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, Tisch and Bellevue Hospitals, New York 1997-2001: Attending Physician, Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic, Rusk Rehabilitation Institute

Administrative Appointments: 2000-present: Interdisciplinary Pain Management Committee, New York University School of Medicine 2000-present: Brain Injury Society, Medical Advisory Board 1999-present: Medical Consultant, Group Health Incorporated (GHI) 1997-2001: Associate Director, Dysautonomia Treatment and Evaluation Center, NYU Medical School