Claudia A Chiriboga, MD

Expertise in: 
Pediatric Neurology
Board Certifications: 
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Child Neurology
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Treats Children
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Overview

Dr. Chiriboga is Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at CUIMC and former Interim Director of the Division of Child Neurology, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is also former 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 Child Neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Subsequently, she completed a Neuroepidemiology fellowship at the Gertrude H. 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. She is a diplomate of the ABPN in Child Neurology.

Dr. Chiriboga's current research focuses on Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) clinical trials. Past areas of 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 neuromuscular disorders as well as developmental, neurobehavioral neurology, and migraine, and on the treatment of spasticity.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Developmental Disorder
  • Headache
  • Migraines
  • Movement Disorder

Academic Appointments

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

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 552
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Child Neurology
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Research

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.