Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York, United States
Amanda L. Sacks-Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who has had extensive experience in assessing and treating neurological disorders with cognitive remediation as well as researching the cognitive impact of brain injury. Dr. Sacks-Zimmerman uses cognitive behavioral therapy to treat post-concussion issues. She also treats a variety of patients who suffer from cognitive and emotional difficulties that may be the result of epilepsy; radiation or chemotherapy; cardiopulmonary bypass procedures; surgery; cerebrovascular disease; stroke; silent infarcts; brain tumor resection; movement disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease; metabolic disorders; infectious processes such as encephalitis or Lyme disease; chemical toxin exposure; traumatic brain injury; concussion; and dementia diagnoses including mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, multi-infarct dementia, and frontal temporal dementia.
Dr. Sacks-Zimmerman received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The George Washington University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Fairleigh Dickinson University. She completed two postdoctoral fellowships, one at University Behavioral Healthcare, UMDNJ, in Piscataway, New Jersey, focusing on geropsychology and one at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New
York in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, where she was trained in interventional neuropsychology. She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine; engaging in assessment, intraoperative procedures and integrated cognitive remediation/CBT psychotherapy for post-neurosurgical patients.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Monday, November 7, 2022
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM