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About Dr Rebecca Q Scott

Dr. Scott is board-certified in sleep disorders medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is one of a small group of clinicians certified in behavioral sleep medicine. She also holds a board certification in nutrition and health coaching from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She graduated with honors from Notre Dame College with a BA in Psychology, and from Yeshiva University with a Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology. She completed her internship and fellowship at The Sleep Disorders Center at Columbia University Medical Center in NYC where she remained for 13 years, becoming the Associate Director and the Director of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Progra


In addition to her private practice, she joined the multidisciplinary team of sleep specialists at New York Sleep Institute in 2007 where she continues to treat patients and train other physicians in sleep medicine. She is a Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at the NYU School of Medicine and holds a Medical Staff Appointment at Rockefeller University Hospital, where she has investigated the relationship between sleep and cancer. In 2012, she was elected to serve on the Steering Committee for the Insomnia Section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She also writes as an expert contributor for the National Exchange for Weight Loss Resistance website.


She has presented research on sleep medicine at national conferences, has written articles for various magazines and has given radio interviews. She is asked regularly to consult as a sleep expert to the media and has appeared on national TV, such as the Dr. Oz Show and Good Morning America.




Through a comprehensive mind-body treatment approach, Dr. Scott helps patients address the cause of their concerns and is frequently contacted by colleagues nationwide to consult in their patients’ care. In her gentle and attentive manner, she is committed to helping her patients discover their best, healthiest and happiest self.

Location and directions

Address: 7 West 81st Street #1A (between Central Park West & Columbus Ave)


Directions: Our office is located close to the C train at the 81 street train station. When you arrive at the address and are facing the main awning. Walk  few steps West to a glass door with bronze trim that has the name Dr. Klapper.  The door should be open.  If you have any trouble finding the office, please call 516-532-4140

Contact and office hours

  • For appointments and general questions: 516-532-4140

  • Fax: 888-972-9752

  • Email:

  • Dr. Scott’s direct voice mail: 917-312-3959


Office Hours:

  • Consultations available weekdays by appointment

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