1. Claudia A. Chiriboga-Klein, MD, MPH

    • Department of Neurology
      Division of Child Neurology
    • Department of Pediatrics

    Dr. Chiriboga is Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and Chief of Pediatric Neurology at Columbia University's affiliate hospital, Harlem Hospital Center.

    Dr. Chiriboga was born in Peru and educated in Argentina, where she graduated with Honors from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of Buenos Aires in 1982. Dr. Chiriboga completed training in pediatrics at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in 1985. After completing her training in child neurology in 1988 at the Neurological Institute and Babies Hospital of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Dr. Chiriboga joined the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Subsequently, she completed a Neuroepidemiology fellowship at Sergievsky Center and received a Master in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Dr. Chiriboga serves/has served on committees of the NIH, CNS, and ABPN, and is a regular examiner for the Part II ABPN examination. She is a diplomate of the ABPN in child neurology.

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    Provider Information

    One of America's Top Doctors
    One of America's Top Doctors.
    Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
    Rated One of New York Magazine's
    Best Doctors.

    Board Certifications

    • Child Neurology
    • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology

    Clinical Expertise

    • Developmental Disorder
    • Headache
    • Migraines
    • Movement Disorder

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    Primary Location

    • Harkness Pavilion

      180 Fort Washington Avenue
      Suite: 552
      New York, NY 10032
      (212) 305-8549
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 342-6867
      (212) 305-6865

    Insurance Programs

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    • Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
    • Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
    • CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
    • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
    • Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
    • Local 1199
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicare [Medicare]
    • Multiplan
    • Oscar (Exchange)
    • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
    • POMCO
    • UnitedHealthcare [HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
    • VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center) at CUMC

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • University of Buenos Aires Medical School
    • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
    • Residency: St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital



    Languages Spoken

    • Spanish
  2. Dr. Chiriboga's clinical research, including NIH funding, has focused on congenital infections and neurodevelopmental disorders, including cerebral palsy and effects of perinatal exposures. Her clinical practice focuses on developmental, neurobehavioral neurology and migraine and on the treatment of spasticity.

    Research Information

  3. publications

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov