Dr. Dorta's specialties are in developmental syndromes (e.g., Autistic Spectrum), learning and attentional disorders (e.g., dyslexia, ADHD), and certain neurological conditions (e.g.,Tourette's Syndrome, Epilepsy, Traumatic Brain Injury; Neuro-Oncology). With regard to Dr. Dorta's background, he is an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology in Child Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a Supervising Psychologist at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Formerly, he was the Director of Child Psychology Training and the Director of the Neurodevelopmental Evaluation Service at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. Dr. Dorta completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Buffalo and pursued his post-doctoral training at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School in Pediatric Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr. Dorta’s research interests and publications are in the areas of pediatric epilepsy, ADHD, and dyslexia. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health. Her serves on several US learning disability national organizations as a scientific advisor.