Find Doctors and Dentists Near You
The location you tried did not return a result. Please enter a valid 5-digit Zip Code.

You can also search by physician, practice, or hospital name

sticky cta background
Juan Pascual

Dr. Juan Pascual , MD, PhD

OVERVIEW

Prior to joining Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian, Dr. Pascual was the inaugural holder of The Once Upon a Time Foundation Professorship in Pediatric Neurologic Diseases and the holder of the Ed and Sue Rose Distinguished Professorship in Neurology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he remains an adjunct professor of Neurology. He is also adjunct professor of Bioengineering at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas.Dr. Pascual received his MD degree with distinction from the Universidad de Granada, Spain, one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1349. He received his PhD degree in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, under Arthur M. Brown, MD, PhD, McCollum Professor and Chair. His postdoctoral research was conducted in the laboratory of Arthur Karlin, PhD, Higgins Professor and Director of the Center for Molecular Recognition, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and, later, at the Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories for Pediatric Neurology at the same institution under a Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). He also received residency training in Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis Children’s Hospital and in Neurology and Pediatric Neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York - Columbia University Medical Center.His laboratory research, mostly funded by NINDS, spans virtually the entire field of neuroscience, including medical neuroscience, from molecular structure and function (including drug action) to neural physiology and metabolism at the cellular, circuit and whole-brain level and neurogenetics, all of which is complemented with human studies and clinical trials. Research greatly influences his clinical activities and patient observations guide his research. His laboratory is home to scientists from very diverse backgrounds and levels of training who have joined efforts to endow both neurology and developmental medicine with a strong scientific basis. Dr. Pascual has co-authored several dozen scientific and medical textbooks. He is the editor, together with Dr. Roger Rosenberg, of the leading text Rosenberg's Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease (from the 2015 5th edition to the present one, which  comprises over 2,000 pages). He is also the author of the textbook Progressive Brain Disorders in Childhood (Cambridge University Press). He is now working on a new philosophy book, provisionally entitled Sense & Nonsense in Medical Neuroscience: Inference & Fallacy, to be published also by Cambridge University Press.As a clinician, Dr. Pascual specializes in genetic and metabolic diseases of the nervous and neuromuscular systems of infants, children and adults with emphasis on complex diagnostic problems, second opinions for patients visiting from the rest of the nation and abroad, and clinical trials.Following study with Dr. Peter Hacker, he also joined the department of philosophy at Cornell University as affiliate faculty member.Links:Recent clinical research studies Recent NIH-funded research projects  Publications
View more

PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed

Based on patient feedback.

RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Pascual's Rating
Patient Perspective
n/a Explains conditions and treatments
5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
Office Rating
Showing ratings for:
505 East 70th Street Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10021
n/a Average office wait time
n/a Office cleanliness
n/a Courteous staff
n/a Scheduling flexibility
505 East 70th Street Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10021

LOCATIONS

505 East 70th Street Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10021
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

CONDITIONS TREATED

SPECIALTIES

  • Neurologist

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANDA
Graduated 1990

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED  (5)

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor's office as it may change frequently.
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
Data Transparency and Trust: Understanding WebMD Doctor Listings and Reviews

We know that finding the right doctor or provider is important to your health. That’s why we want to ensure you have confidence in the provider profiles and listings you see on WebMD Care. Our provider data is sourced from the physicians themselves as well as publicly available databases. Any doctor or provider who claims their profile by verifying themselves can update their information and provide additional data on their specialties, education, accepted insurances, conditions they treat, and procedures they perform.

All the physician and provider reviews on WebMD Care are provided by users just like you. Knowing these reviews provide insight into how other patients feel about a doctor, we maintain internal policies and protocols to ensure the quality and accuracy of all reviews. Providers are not able to remove or modify reviews on their own. Reviews can only be removed after an internal review by our customer service team.

We value your input and encourage you to reach out to our support team if you encounter any issues.