Language: English
Gender: Female
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Personal Statement

Marisela Huerta, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital. She completed degrees in psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and at the University of Michigan, and a clinical internship at the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Psychiatry


  • Autism Spectrum 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
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2007
  • M.A., University of Michigan, 2003
  • B.S., University of Illinois, 2001


Dr. Huerta is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialties in the evaluation and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Her work at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) involves research designed to improve the identification of ASD. She is currently leading efforts to develop screening tools that can more efficiently identify those with a high likelihood of ASD.