Marla J. Hamberger, PhD

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Marla J. Hamberger, PhD

Marla Hamberger completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University, and earned her Masters and Doctorate from the City University of New York. After completing her internship in Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, she obtained postdoctoral training at UCLA, specializing in the neuropsychology of epilepsy.

She has been with the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Center since 1992, where she is the Director of Neuropsychological Services within the Epilepsy Division, and holds the position of Professor of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychology
  • Functional Brain Mapping
  • Seizure Disorder

Education and Training

  • BS, 1984 Cornell University
  • 1992 City University of New York, College of Staten Isl
  • 1992 Graduate School of the City University of New York
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 1992 University Of California At Los Angeles

Locations

  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-1742
    Fax:
    (212) 305-5445

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Neuropsychology Service

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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

  • 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: (212) 305-1742

NIH Grants

  • CORTICAL LOCALIZATION IN EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2018 - Jun 30 2023

    MODALITY SPECIFIC NAMING ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE AGE SPA (Federal Gov)

    Apr 15 2019 - Mar 31 2021

    ASSESSMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NAMING IN OLDER ADULTS WITH EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

    Apr 1 2014 - Mar 31 2021

    DYNAMIC NEURAL MECHANISMS OF AUDIOVISUAL SPEECH PERCEPTION (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2016 - Jul 31 2020

    DYNAMIC NEURAL MECHANISMS OF AUDIOVISUAL SPEECH PERCEPTION (Federal Gov)

    Sep 30 2016 - Jul 31 2019

    ASSESSMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NAMING IN OLDER ADULTS WITH EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

    Apr 1 2014 - Mar 31 2019

    ASSESSMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NAMING IN OLDER ADULTS WITH EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

    Apr 1 2014 - Mar 31 2019

    COGNITIVE MAPPING OF HIPPOCAMPAL SUBFIELDS IN EPILEPSY (Private)

    Jun 30 2017 - Jun 30 2018

    CORTICAL LOCALIZATION IN TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY (Federal Gov)

    Sep 20 2010 - Jun 30 2015

    ALZHEIMER S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2010 - May 31 2015

    ALZHEIMER S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2010 - May 31 2015

    ALZHEIMER S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2010 - May 31 2015

    NAMING ASSESSMENT FOR SPANISH-SPEAKERS WITH EPILEPSY (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2014

    INNOVATIVE MENTORING AND MPH EDUCATION IN RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE IN COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH PROGRAM (Federal Gov)

    Sep 28 2010 - Sep 27 2013