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Liviu Craciun MD, PhD

Liviu Craciun MD, PhD

Primary Specialties
  • Neurology
  • Neurology-Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neurophysiology-Clinical
  • Epilepsy
  • Affiliations
    Clara Maass Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Saint Barnabas
    200 South Orange Ave
    Suite 101
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (877) 322-7505

    Secondary Office

    Institute of Neurology at Saint Barnabas
    50 Newark Ave
    Suite 104
    Belleville, NJ 07109
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    (973) 302-3122
    (877) 991-6324

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: MD - University of Medicine and Pharmacy, "Gr.T. Popa", Iasi, Romania, 1995
    PhD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, 2003

    Internship: Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, New York Medical College, NY, 2004

    Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, 2007

    Fellowship: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, MD, 2009

    Clinical Interests

    Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Studies including Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, Electroencephalography, Evoked Potentials


    Title: Long term result of the Echols procedure for treeating syringomyelia
    Authors: Peterson M, Craciun LC, Heiss JD
    Publisher: Journal of Neurosurgery
    Date: Jan 2009
    Issue: 10(1):73-8
    Title: PIP2 activates KCNQ channels and its hydrolysis underlies receptor-mediated inhibition of M currents
    Authors: Zhang. H, Craciun LC, Tooraj Mirshahi, Rohacs T, Lopes CMB, Logothetis DE.
    Publisher: Neuron
    Date: Mar 2003
    Issue: 37(6):963-75
    Title: D3 dopamine autoreceptors do not activate GIRK channels in substantia nigra dopamine neurons
    Authors: Davila, Z. Yan, LC Craciun, D. Logothetis, D. Sulzer.
    Publisher: J. of Neuroscience
    Date: July 2003
    Issue: 23(13):5693-7
    Title: Mapping and developmental expression analysis of the WD-repeat gene preb
    Authors: Taylor Clelland CL, Craciun L, Bancroft C, Lufkin T.
    Publisher: Genomics
    Date: Feb 2000
    Issue: 63(3):391-9