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Kathleen  L.  Fuchs,  PhD

General Neurology
Neurology

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800394, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0394
Phone: 434.982.4363 Fax: 434.982.1996
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Training & Certification

Fellowship:

Neuropsychology, University of Virginia

  
  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

Multiple Sclerosis, Brain Tumors, Alzheimer's Disease (Alzheimer's Dementia) and other dementias, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions, Services include cognitive evaluation and psychotherapy

Research Interest:

Dementia, Multiple sclerosis, Mild cognitive impairment and brain tumors

Background

Biography:

Kathleen Fuchs, Ph.D., ABPP received her undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego.  She earned her doctorate at the University of Houston and completed an internship in Clinical Psychology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.  She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Virginia where she is now an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and the Director of Postdoctoral Training in Neuropsychology.  She is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical neuropsychology.  In addition to her general clinical practice, Dr. Fuchs is the neuropsychologist for the James Q. Miller MS Clinic and is the chairperson for the clinical advisory committee for the Blue Ridge Chapter of the MS Society.  She has been very involved in patient, community, and professional education and currently serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of MS Care. Dr. Fuchs is also affiliated with the UVA Memory & Aging Care Clinic and has partnered with the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to present several community outreach programs.  Dr. Fuchs conducts neuropsychological evaluations and provides psychotherapy services for adults.  She most frequently sees individuals with multiple sclerosis, dementing disorders, brain tumors, movement disorders, and head injuries.

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