Kathleen L Fuchs

Kathleen L Fuchs, PhD

General Neurology Appointment
Primary Location:
Adult Neurology Clinic

4th Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903



ABMS Certification:
Clinical Neuropsychology
Research Interests:

Dementia|Multiple sclerosis | Mild cognitive impairment and brain tumors

Clinical Practice:
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Huntington's Disease, Lewy Body Disease, Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Neuropsychology, Neurology Services


Associate Professor
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. 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 and serves as an examiner for the oral boards. In addition to her general clinical practice, Dr. Fuchs is the neuropsychologist for the James Q. Miller MS Clinic. 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. In 2011 she was named to the National MS Society’s Health Professionals Volunteer Hall of Fame.
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 and movement disorders.


University of Houston, 2000
Neuropsychology, University of Virginia