Scott A. Barbuto, MD

Scott A. Barbuto, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at CUMC

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-3535

Dr. Barbuto obtained his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College, and his MD from Weill Cornell Medical College and PhD from Rockefeller University. He completed his internship in Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and his residency at New York Presbyterian Cornell-Columbia. After graduating residency, he completed a one year fellowship in Neuro-rehabilitation where he focused seeing patients with stroke, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis. He is trained to perform Botox injections and manage intrathecal baclofen pumps for spasticity management. He has an interest in neuromuscular disorders and works in the muscular dystrophy clinic. His research interests include the use of aerobic exercise in the treatment of neurological disorders, in particular cerebellar ataxia.

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Areas of Expertise

  • Rehabilitation

Education and Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center


  • CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-3535

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]