Jennifer M. Bain, MD, PhD

Specialties:
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology
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Overview

Jennifer Bain, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of neurology and pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center.  Dr. Bain completed both an M.D. and PhD. as well as general pediatrics residency at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School in New Jersey.  She then trained in Child Neurology at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center in New York City and is a board-certified neurologist with special certification in Child Neurology seeing both inpatient and outpatient pediatric neurology patients. Her clinic focuses on diagnosis and management of autism, cerebral palsy and neurodevelopmental disorders in addition to genetic disorders associated with such conditions.

Her early research career focused on spinal cord and brain development after injuries such as spinal cord injury and perinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.  During her residency training, her clinical research focused on studying autonomic dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorders and neurological complications during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. She currently works as a physician scientist at Columbia University specializing in general pediatric neurology with expertise in development, behavioral neurology, autism and cerebral palsy.  Her clinical research has focused on studying the genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders including autism and cerebral palsy. The genes she has worked closely on include HNRNPH2 and related disorders, GRIN disorders, KIF1A. She is interested in understanding clinically meaningful measures in families affected by neurodevelopmental disorders and measuring longitudinal trajectories in such disorders. She has been working closely with several patient advocacy groups, researchers, and Simons Searchlight to continuously move forward in the understanding of the developing and aging brain.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • ADHD In Children, Adolescents and College Students
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Hyperactivity
  • Language Delay
  • Language Problems
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Neonatal Neurology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neurogenetics
  • Pediatric Autism
  • Pediatric Movement Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Tourette's Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 342-4432.

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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
  • HMO
  • 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
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, PhD, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
  • Internship: Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2016 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Research