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Laura Lennihan, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Chief, Critical Care and Hospitalist Neurology
Laura Lennihan, MD

Dr. Lennihan is Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center. She is Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is Chief of the Division of Critical Care and Hospitalist Neurology. Her clinical work focusses on the care of inpatients with neurological disorders and providing neurological consultations on other inpatient services and in the Emergency Department.

She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. After completing a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, she did her neurology residency under Dr. Lewis P. Rowland and a fellowship in stroke and neuroepidemiology under Dr. J.P. Mohr at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center. She is board certified in neurology and internal medicine.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Critical Care and Hospitalist Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Neurology
  • Hospitalist

Education & Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Locations

  • Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-7236
    Fax:
    (212) 305-2792

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

This provider does not accept new patients

Contact Phone Number: (212) 305-7236

Contact Info

  • Office Phone: 212-305-7236