Robert Fee, PhD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Robert Fee, PhD

Robert Fee, PhD is a lifespan neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning in children. Dr. Fee earned his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University, Masters from Columbia University, and his doctorate from City University of New York with a specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology. He completed his internship training in lifespan neuropsychology including pediatrics, epilepsy, aging, movement disorders, stroke, and neurorehabilitation in the Department of Neurology at North Shore University Hospital as well as psychotherapy within the Department of Psychiatry at Zucker-Hillside Hospital (Northwell Health System). His postdoctoral training in Neuropsychology was completed at Columbia University Irving Medical Center within the Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience and Division of Child Neurology, receiving advanced training in the assessment of individuals across the lifespan with various neurological disorders. His clinical activities focus on the assessment of children with neurodevelopmental disorders including intellectual disability, learning disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, motor disorders, language disorders, genetic disorders, as well as congenital and acquired brain injuries, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neuro-oncology and other neurological conditions. He also provides psychotherapeutic consultation to children and families.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Child Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Adolescent and Childhood Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Brain Injury
  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Concussion
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Hyperactivity
  • Intellectual disability
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurobehavioral Disorders
  • Neurocognitive Deficits
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Pediatric Attention Deficit - ADD
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
  • Psychology
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Tic Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


  • CUMC/Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (646) 426-3876
  • ColumbiaDoctors West 86th Street

    21 West 86th Street
    New York, NY 10024

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]
  • 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, Compass (Exchange), 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 sees pediatric patients

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (646) 426-3876


Fee, R., Montes, J., & Hinton, V. (2019). Executive Functioning in the Dystrophinopathies and the Relation to Underlying Mutation Position. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 25(2), 146-155. doi:10.1017/S1355617718000942

S. Jain, Katherine Meilleur, Eunhee Kim...Robert Fee, VeronicaHinton, Payam Mohassel, Diana Bharucha-Goebel, Carole Vuillerot, Peter McGraw, Mark Barton, Joseph Fontana, Anne Rutkowski, A. Reghan Foley, Carsten G. Bonnemann. (2019). Longitudinal changes in clinical outcome measures in COL6-related dystrophies and LAMA2-related dystrophies. Neurology 93 (21) e1932-e1943; DOI:10.1212

Fee, R., Montes, J., Stewart, J., & Hinton, V. (2018). Executive Skills and Academic Achievement in the Dystrophinopathies. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 24(9), 928-938. doi:10.1017/S1355617717001333

Leaffer, E., Fee, R., & Hinton, V. (2016). Digit Span Performance in Children with Dystrophinopathy: A Verbal Span or Working Memory Contribution? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22(7), 777-784. doi:10.1017/S1355617716000461

Fee RJ, Hinton VJ. Resilience in children diagnosed with a chronic neuromuscular disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011;32(9):644‐650. doi:10.1097/DBP.0b013e318235d614

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