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Veronica J. Hinton, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology and in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center) at CUMC
Veronica J. Hinton, PhD

Veronica J. Hinton is an Associate Professor of Neuropsychology in the G.H. Sergievsky Center and the Department of Neurology. She is a developmental neuropsychologist who specializes in working with children with developmental delays, learning disabilities, attention deficits and cognitive concerns related to various medical problems. Dr. Hinton is an active clinical researcher who has published on the neuropsychological profiles associated with a variety of pediatric disorders. Her primary research interests include examining the neurobehavioral profile associated with neuromuscular disease and disorders of known genetic etiology.

Dr. Hinton received her BS in Biology and Psychology at Columbia University. She attended graduate school at the City University of New York, and received a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology in 1994. During her graduate training, she was awarded a fellowship at the Center for Developmental Neuroscience affiliated with the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Hinton completed a clinical internship in neuropsychology at Hillside Hospital and the Long Island Jewish Hospital in Hillside, NY, and post-doctoral training in developmental psychobiology at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She was appointed to the faculty of the Sergievsky Center and the Department of Neurology of Columbia University in 1996.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Child Neurology
    Division of Cognitive Neuroscience

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Languages Spoken

(in addition to English)

  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • City University of New York
  • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute


  • CUMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: 5
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-2512
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (646) 426-3876


  • Neuropsychology Service

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 [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • 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, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider sees pediatric patients

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (646) 426-3876

Teaching Responsibilities

Dr Hinton is the Director of the Pediatric Neuropsychology psychology graduae student extern program.