Wendy G. Silver, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Wendy G. Silver, MD

Dr. Wendy Silver is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC. Her areas of interest and expertise include autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, and behavioral neurology.

In research, Dr. Silver is currently Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on a project titled, "Optical Measurement of Cerebral Hemodynamics in Pediatric Subjects with Post-Traumatic Headache: A Pilot Study." In this study, Dr. Silver and her co-investigators are using a new near infrared device that measures cerebral blood flow to look at subjects’ age 15-19 years of age with prolonged post-concussion headache.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Child Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Hyperactivity
  • Intellectual disability
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Learning Disabilities

Education and Training

  • MD, State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • Internship: Westchester Medical Center
  • Residency: Westchester Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center


  • ColumbiaDoctors West 86th Street

    21 West 86th Street
    New York, NY 10024
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 342-6867
    (212) 305-2692

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, 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


Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;59(1):45-61, x. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2011.10.010. Neurobiological basis of autism. Silver WG1, Rapin I.

For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov