Robert Joseph Fee, PhD

Pediatric Neurology
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Robert Fee, PhD is a lifespan neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning in children. Dr. Fee earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University, Masters from Columbia University, and his doctorate from City University of New York with a specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology. He completed his internship training in lifespan neuropsychology including pediatrics, epilepsy, aging, movement disorders, stroke, and neurorehabilitation in the Department of Neurology at North Shore University Hospital as well as psychotherapy within the Department of Psychiatry at Zucker-Hillside Hospital (Northwell Health System). His postdoctoral training in Neuropsychology was completed at Columbia University Irving Medical Center within the Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience and Division of Child Neurology, receiving advanced training in the assessment of individuals across the lifespan with various neurological disorders. His clinical activities focus on the assessment of children with neurodevelopmental disorders including intellectual disability, learning disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, motor disorders, language disorders, genetic disorders, as well as congenital and acquired brain injuries, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-oncology and other neurological conditions. He also provides psychotherapeutic consultation to children and families.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent and Childhood Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Child Development
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Concussion
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Hyperactivity
  • Intellectual disability
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurobehavioral Disorders
  • Neurocognitive Deficits
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Pediatric Attention Deficit (Add)
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Tic Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
21 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024

Insurance Accepted


  • 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


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • 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


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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

Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology


Selected Publications

Fee, R., Montes, J., & Hinton, V. (2019). Executive Functioning in the Dystrophinopathies and the Relation to Underlying Mutation Position. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 25(2), 146-155. doi:10.1017/S1355617718000942

S. Jain, Katherine Meilleur, Eunhee Kim...Robert Fee, VeronicaHinton, Payam Mohassel, Diana Bharucha-Goebel, Carole Vuillerot, Peter McGraw, Mark Barton, Joseph Fontana, Anne Rutkowski, A. Reghan Foley, Carsten G. Bonnemann. (2019). Longitudinal changes in clinical outcome measures in COL6-related dystrophies and LAMA2-related dystrophies. Neurology 93 (21) e1932-e1943; DOI:10.1212

Fee, R., Montes, J., Stewart, J., & Hinton, V. (2018). Executive Skills and Academic Achievement in the Dystrophinopathies. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 24(9), 928-938. doi:10.1017/S1355617717001333

Leaffer, E., Fee, R., & Hinton, V. (2016). Digit Span Performance in Children with Dystrophinopathy: A Verbal Span or Working Memory Contribution? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22(7), 777-784. doi:10.1017/S1355617716000461

Fee RJ, Hinton VJ. Resilience in children diagnosed with a chronic neuromuscular disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011;32(9):644‐650. doi:10.1097/DBP.0b013e318235d614