William Barr, PhD

Chief, Neuropsychology

Office Location:

223 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (646) 558-0809
Fax: (646) 385-7167

Dr. Barr is the Chief of Neuropsychology at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and an Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Among his clinical duties include neuropsychological assessments, Wada tests, and brain mapping procedures on patients undergoing surgical treatment for epilepsy. He also specializes in neuropsychological assessment of patients with memory disorders resulting from brain injury, dementia, psychiatric disorders, and medical illness. His primary research interests include memory and other aspects of cognitive and behavioral functioning in epilepsy. He also researches sports concussion and serves at the neuropsychological consultant to various sports teams around the New York region.

Medical Specialty:

Psychological Testing, Seizures/Epilepsy, Behavior Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Alzheimers/Dementia and Memory Disorders.

Medical Interests:

Cognitive and Behavioral Effects of Epilepsy Memory Disorders, Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Education:

Graduate Education:
New School for Social Research 1979-1988

Internships:
Boston VA Medical Center 1985-1986

Board Certifications:
Psychology

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