Silky Pahlajani, M.D.
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Silky Pahlajani, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Memory Disorder

Personal Statement




Silky Pahlajani, MD is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry in the Department of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also an Assistant Attending at New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She completed her residency training at New York Medical College where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. She subsequently completed two fellowships, one in Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry at University of Illinois-Chicago and Autoimmune/Neuroinflammatory Brain Disorders at Lenox Hill Hospital prior to joining the Weill Cornell faculty in the Memory Disorders Division. Dr. Pahlajani is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Neurology, and American Neuropsychiatric Association.

In addition to seeing patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Pahlajani specializes in rapidly progressive dementias, various types of autoimmune encephalitis and traumatic brain injury.






Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Neurologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychiatry in Clinical Neurology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada), 2011
  • B.S., Houston Baptist University, 2005


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments