Neuromuscular Fellows and Alumni

Current Neuromuscular Fellow

2022 - 2023

Chaya Mushka Pinson, MD

Undergraduate: Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Montefiore – Neurology

Headshot of Chaya Mushka Pinson, MD a neuromuscular fellow at UVM Medical Center.

Mushky grew up in Brooklyn, New York and went to college at Yeshiva University where she majored in biochemistry. After college she spent a year in culinary school studying the art of French cooking. She then went to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York and then stayed there for residency in Adult Neurology. She chose the UVM Medical Center for her neuromuscular fellowship for the personable and family-friendly faculty, and clinical excellence in many areas of Neuromuscular medicine. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her husband and two children, sampling lots of local coffee, and traveling to the beautiful surrounding areas.

Incoming Neuromuscular Fellow


Danielle P. Mitchel, MD

Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital/MossRehab Residency 

Recent Graduates

2021 – 2022

Brendan McNeish, MD

Current: Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Undergraduate: Tufts University
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: University of Michigan – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2018 – 2019

Pragma Roy, MD

Current: General and Neuromuscular Neurology, Oshawa Clinic in Oshawa, ON
Undergraduate: University of Toronto
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Residency: University of Saskatchewan - Neurology

Neuromuscular Medicine sites:
Larner College of Medicine at UVM
UVM Medical Center