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Vanessa Tiongson, MD

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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PENDING) | Neurology, Neuromuscular Diseases
    • Specialty
    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
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Vanessa Tiongson,MD is a board-certified neurologist and assistant professor at Mount Sinai Hospital. She practices general neurology but specializes in peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, and muscle disorders. She completed her neuromuscular medicine and EMG training at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Tiongson did her neurology residency at NYU and obtained her medical degree at SUNY Downstate. She is trained to address a variety of neurological disorders including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, peripheral neuropathy, nerve disorders, muscle disorders, myasthenia gravis, headache, epilepsy, movement disorders, vascular disease, and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Tiongson is on the professional practice committee of the AANEM.

Dr. Tiongson offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call her office to schedule a video visit.

Dr. Tiongson is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.


Neuromuscular Medicine
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Ataxia
  • Atypical Facial Pain
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Chronic Daily Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Neuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Cognitive Impairment (Post Head Injury)
  • Cognitive or Memory Impairment / Dementia
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Gait Impairment
  • Herniated Disk
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Mononeuropathy Multiplex
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve Conduction Study
  • Neurologic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN)
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Tingling / Numbness / Weakness
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Wrist Drop / Radial Nerve Palsy


MD, SUNY at Downstate

Internship, Internal Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency, Neurology
New York University

Fellowship, Neuromuscular
Montefiore Medical Center