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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

Locations

  • CUMC/Harkness Pavilion

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

Centers/Institutes/Programs

  • 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]
  • 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]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

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. 

NIH Grants

  • MITOCHONDRIAL ENCEPHALOMYOPATHIES: APPROACHES TO TREATMENT (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2014 - May 31 2019

    MITOCHONDRIAL ENCEPHALOMYOPATHIES AND MENTAL RETARDATION (Federal Gov)

    Dec 1 1996 - Feb 29 2016

    OPEN LABEL SAFETY AND TOLERABILITY STUDY OF AMANTADINE IN THE MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY TYPE 1 (DM1): EFFECTS ON THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS) MANIFESTATIONS OF ATTENTION, FATIGUE, AND SLEEP (Private)

    Sep 1 2014 - Aug 31 2015

    EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS IN BOYS WITH DYSTROPHINOPATHIES (Private)

    Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2015

    REDUCING SLEEP DISPARITIES IN URBAN, MINORITY SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (Federal Gov)

    Oct 1 2009 - Jul 31 2015

    HALF-PINT HEART AND LUNG FAILURE - PEDIATRIC INSULIN TITRATION TRIAL (Federal Gov)

    Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2013

    CLINICAL STUDY OF GIANT AXONAL NEUROPATHY (Private)

    Feb 9 2012 - Apr 1 2013

    DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE SKILLS AMONG BOYS WITH DUCHENNE MUSC ULAR DYSTROPHY (Private)

    Jul 1 2008 - Jun 30 2011

    COGNITIVE GENETIC ASPECTS OF DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY (Federal Gov)

    May 1 1996 - Jun 30 2009