Jay E Selman, MD

Jay E Selman, MD Specialties: Pediatric Neurology, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

Jay E Selman, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Neurology, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
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New York, NY 10024
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About Jay E Selman, MD

Dr. Jay Selman is Professor of Clinical Child Neurology in the Division of Child Neurology/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). He is also Chief of Neurology at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, New York.


Dr. Selman completed his undergraduate studies at Washington University (St Louis) and then an MS in Speech and Hearing Science at the Central Institute for the Deaf, Washington University (St. Louis). He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Dallas) and then completed residencies in Pedatrics and Neurology with a fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at Jacobi-Einstein- Montefiore Program (Bronx, NY). Dr. Selman also completed extensive EEG training at Columbia University Medical Center.


Dr. Selman was in private practice in Westchester County and New York City for many years. During that time he was also on the faculties of New York Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, and Columbia University Irving Medical Center.


Dr. Selman has worked at Blythedale Children's Hospital since 2002 and has been Chief of Neurology since 2007.


Current research interests include the care and followup of children with Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis and the care of children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. He has presented research related to these areas of interest at national and international meetings. He has also developed a database registry for patients with autism.


Dr. Selman's areas of clinical practice include headaches and migraines, autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, concussions and head trauma, stroke, spasticity, cerebral palsy, tics and Tourette syndrome.


Boards and other certifications:


ABPN – Sleep Medicine


American Board of Pediatrics


Hospital Affiliations

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

Expertise

  • ADEM - acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis

  • Anti MOG (myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein)

  • anti NMDA receptor encephalitis

  • Athetosis

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autoimmune encephalitis

  • AVM, brain/spinal cord

  • Bell's Palsy

  • Brain Injury

  • Cataplexy

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Cerebral Vascular Malformation

  • Chorea

  • Choreo-athetosis

  • Developmental Disorder

  • Epilepsy

  • Epileptic Seizures

  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

  • Guillain-Barre

  • Headache

  • Hyperactivity

  • Insomnia

  • Intellectual disability

  • Language Delay

  • Language Problems

  • Learning Disabilities

  • LGI1 encephalitis

  • Migraines

  • Movement Disorders

  • Narcolepsy

  • Neurocutaneous disorders

  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

  • Neurofibromatosis

  • Neurological use of Botox

  • Neurology complications of lupus

  • PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neurological Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infection)

  • PANS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neurological Syndrome)

  • Pediatric Attention Deficit (Add)

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

  • post NICU (neonatal ICU) neurology

  • Sickle cell and stroke

  • Sleep Disorders In Children

  • Sleep resistance

  • Snoring

  • Spasticity

  • Spinal Cord Tumor

  • Spinal Vascular Malformation

  • Stroke

  • Tic Disorder

  • Toe walking

  • Tourette's Disorder

  • Tuberous sclerosis

  • von Hippel Lindau

  • Weakness

Education

  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish