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

    • Department of Neurology
      Division of Child Neurology
    • Department of Pediatrics
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    Dr. Chiriboga is Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, College of Physicians & 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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    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

    • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology
    • Pediatric Neurology

    Areas of Expertise

    • Child Neurology
    • Headache
    • Developmental Disorder
    • Movement Disorder
    • Migraines

    Primary Location

    • Harkness Pavilion

      180 Fort Washington Avenue
      Suite: 552
      New York, NY 10032
      Phone:
      (212) 305-8549
      Appointment:
      (212) 342-6867
      Fax:
      (212) 305-6865

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    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
    • Associate Professor of Neurology 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

    Gender

    Female

    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