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Jay E. Selman, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatric Neurology
Jay E. Selman, MD

Dr. Jay Selman is Professor of Clinical Pediatric Neurology in the Division of Child Neurology / Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. 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 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.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Division of Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Spasticity
  • Tourette's Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine
  • Headache
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Brain Injury

Languages Spoken

(in addition to English)

  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

  • ColumbiaDoctors West 86th Street

    21 West 86th Street
    New York, NY 10024
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (646) 426-3876

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

This provider sees pediatric patients

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (646) 426-3876