Chaya B. Fridman, Ph.D, ABPP-CN
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Chaya B. Fridman, Ph.D, ABPP-CN


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Chaya B. Fridman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN is Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychiatry. She is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and a board certified subspecialist in pediatric neuropsychology who conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations designed to understand her patients' unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the results of those assessments, in conjunction with an understanding of general psychology, neurodevelopment, neuroanatomy, and cognitive neuroscience, she provides treatment recommendations and intervention strategies that optimize her patients' potential.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychology


  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Psychiatric Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Neurological Disorder


Dr. Fridman obtained her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology: Neuropsychology from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. She completed her clinical internship and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System within the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Fridman, an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, is currently Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychiatry at NYP/Weill-Cornell Medical College. Additionally, she is an active member of several national neuropsychology organizations, as well as a board member of local neuropsychology groups. Dr. Fridman has extensive research experience; she has published in peer reviewed journals and has presented on a variety of topics related to the field of neuropsychology at conferences around the country. Her clinical work and research interests include clinical neuropsychology, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, affective disorders, movement disorders, epilepsy, and other conditions affecting cerebral functioning. 


Office Location:
315 E. 62nd Street, 5th Floor

(646) 962-2820



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
  • American Board of Professional Psychology - Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Psychologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New York, 2010
  • B.A., Yeshiva University, 2004


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

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External Relationships

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