Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD
Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, more

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CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD

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.


Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
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Expertise

  • Developmental Disorder

  • Headache

  • Migraines

  • Movement Disorders

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Education

  • Medical School: University of Buenos Aires Medical School

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

  • Residency: St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

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Titles & Positions

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

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Education

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

Titles & Positions

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

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish