Marykathryn A. Pavol, PhD, ABPP

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Marykathryn A. Pavol, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Pavol is assistant professor of neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. She has been board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology since 1999. Dr. Pavol joined the Columbia faculty in 2007 after many years in rehabilitation medicine settings. She has extensive experience in brain injury rehabilitation program coordination (inpatient and outpatient), as well as cognitive and neurobehavioral assessment with a range of medical diagnoses, including vascular disorders, heart failure, brain injury, and dementia. She performs neuropsychological evaluations for inpatients and outpatients.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Pavol performs neuropsychological testing for an NIH grant examining the relationship between cognition and carotid disease. She has extensive experience in the design of neuropsychological exams to evaluate cognition, mood, and quality of life. She has coordinated training and certification in cognitive assessment for three industry-sponsored trials for cardiac devices and has performed Quality Assurance for an NIH grant.

Dr. Pavol's research interests include the study of cognitive outcomes in heart failure patients with left ventricular assistive devices. She has worked with members of the NYP inpatient acute rehabilitation department to design a novel method of working with stroke patients (feasibility study in progress).

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Neurobehavioral Disorders
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychological Assessment

Education and Training

  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston


  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8258

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Neuropsychology Service

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, 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, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (646) 426-3876