James B. Golomb, MD

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

normal pressure hydrocephalus (nph), hydrocephalus, memory disorders, dementia, abnormal gait, Parkinson's disease, aphasia
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Memory Loss, Dementia



  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

Education and Training

  • 1990
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Neuroimaging
  • 1989
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Neurology
  • 1985
  • MD from New York University


Locations and Appointments

54 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Langone Neurosurgery Adult Hydrocephalus Program
317 East 34th Street, Suite 1002
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-6419

NYU Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates
317 East 34th Street, Suite 1002
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-6419

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My Research

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Alzheimer's disease, Age related cognitive disorders, Progressive Aphasia

We are engaged in a variety of studies to develop and refine clinical and radiographic techniques for diagnosing NPH and identifying patients likely to improve with neurosurgical intervention.


nph, dementia, gait disorders, aphasia, memory disorders


  • Neuropsychological and Neuropsychiatric Prediction of Global Cognitive Status Among Older Spanish-Speaking Hispanics and English-Speaking Whites

    Guerrero-Berroa, Elizabeth; Kluger, Alan; Schmeidler, James; Sailor, Kevin; Lizardi, Humberto; Golomb, James; Ferris, Steven; Reisberg, Barry 2014 Apr; 1452-1458, Journal of geriatric psychiatry & neurology — id: 948142, year: 2014, page: 1452, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Differentiating shunt-responsive normal pressure hydrocephalus from Alzheimer disease and normal aging: pilot study using automated MRI brain tissue segmentation

    Serulle, Yafell; Rusinek, Henry; Kirov, Ivan I; Milch, Hannah; Fieremans, Els; Baxter, Alexander B; McMenamy, John; Jain, Rajan; Wisoff, Jeffrey; Golomb, James; Gonen, Oded; George, Ajax E 2014 Aug; 93-93, Journal of neurology — id: 1090402, year: 2014, page: 93, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Memantine and comprehensive, individualized, person-centered management (CI-PCM) of Alzheimer's disease: A randomized controlled trial

    Reisberg, B; Kenowsky, S; Boksay, I; Golomb, J; Heller, S; Ghimire, S; Salam, M; Qureshi, S; Kumar, M; Torossian, C; Vedvyas, A 2013 July; P295-P296, Alzheimer's & dementia — id: 953762, year: 2013, page: P295
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