Wendy G. Silver, MD

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

Dr. Wendy Silver is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC. Her areas of interest and expertise include autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, and behavioral neurology.

In research, Dr. Silver is currently Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on a project titled, "Optical Measurement of Cerebral Hemodynamics in Pediatric Subjects with Post-Traumatic Headache: A Pilot Study." In this study, Dr. Silver and her co-investigators are using a new near infrared device that measures cerebral blood flow to look at subjects’ age 15-19 years of age with prolonged post-concussion headache.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Hyperactivity
  • Intellectual disability
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Pediatric Neurology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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

Gender

  • Female

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Virtual Visits/Telehealth

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Phone Appointments

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • 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

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

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

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Health Plus - Amerigroup

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

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

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • Internship: Westchester Medical Center
  • Residency: Westchester Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Research

Selected Publications

Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;59(1):45-61, x. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2011.10.010.Neurobiological basis of autism. Silver WG1, Rapin I.