department of neurology  
Columbia University Medical Center | Department of Neurology
» close window
Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Stroke


  • BA: Cornell University
  • MD: Columbia University
  • MS: Columbia University
  • Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: (Stroke) Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Board Certification:
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology)
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Vascular Neurology)

Insurance: Aetna, CIGNA, Empire BC/BS, Oxford, PHS/Healthnet, United Healthcare, Neighborhood Health Plan, 1199, Medicare, Medicaid
*Please verify insurance participation with the physician's office when making an appointment.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish (fluent)

» Division of Stroke -

» Recent Publications

Dr. Joshua Willey is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and Assistant Attending Neurologist on the Stroke Service at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Willey received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1999, his medical degree from Columbia University in 2003. After Neurology Residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, he completed 2 year neuro-epidemiology and stroke fellowship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical center, when he also earned an MS in epidemiology. He joined the faculty of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2009.

Dr. Willey has a clinical practice in Neurology with a focus on cerebrovascular diseases and stroke. His research has focused on risk factors for clinical and subclinical cerebrovascular disease in the Northern Manhattan Study under the mentorship of Dr. Elkind. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Heart Association.

Doctors, Department of Neurology
© 2012 The Neurological Institute of New York • 710 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032
Department of Neurology | Columbia University Medical Center | Last updated: December 4, 2012 | Comments
Neurology Columbia University Medical Center