Language: English
Gender: Female
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
315 East 62nd Street , 5th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-2820

Personal Statement

Chaya B. Fridman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and a board certified subspecialist in pediatric neuropsychology. She 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 & Expertise


  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychology


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

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

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


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 Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, is currently a clinical neuropsychologist at NYP/Weill-Cornell Medical College. Additionally, she is an active member of several national neuropsychology organizations, as well as a board member of two 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