Stephanie Assuras, PhD, ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychology, Neuropsychology
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Dr. Stephanie Assuras is an associate professor of neuropsychology in the Clinical Neuropsychology Service within the Division of Cognitive Neuroscience.

After completing her doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, she completed an internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and advanced training in a clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she received training in the assessment of both adults and children. She is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology with specialty in Clinical Neuropsychology.

Her primary clinical and research activities have focused on differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, and primary progressive aphasia, as well as prognostication of shunt response in normal pressure hydrocephalus via cognitive assessment and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers. In addition to her focus on aging and dementia, she has expertise in concussion assessment of both adults and adolescents, and cognitive behavioral interventions for persisting post-concussion syndrome.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Brain Tumor
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Injury
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Language Problems
  • Memory Disorder
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurobehavioral Syndrome
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing Battery
  • Neuropsychology Consult
  • Neuropsychology Evaluation
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Parkinson's Dementia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Stroke
  • Stroke behavorial changes
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks/ TIA
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Dementia

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs


  • 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 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


  • Special Needs


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


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, 2010 Clinical Neuropsychology, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
  • Internship: 2010 University of Chicago
  • Fellowship: 2012 Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology