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Marykay Pavol, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology
Division of Stroke


  • BS: Michigan State University
  • PhD: University of Houston
  • Internship: University Hospital, London, Ontario
  • Fellowship: Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Board Certification:
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), 1999

Office Location:
Neurological Institute
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

» Division of Stroke
» Clinical Neuropsychology Service
» Department of Neurology

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Clinical Biography:
Dr. Pavol specializes in the assessment of memory complaints and other disorders of cognition in adults. She is skilled in working with patients who have had stroke, traumatic brain injury, organ failure, dementia, movement disorders, cancer, depression and many other illnesses that may affect thinking. Assessments include a detailed interview and paper-and-pencil tests.

Research Biography:
Dr. Pavol's research has recently been focused on disorders of blood flow to the brain as well as the relationships between cognitive function and self-care abilities.

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke/vascular disease
  • Heart failure
  • Organ transplant
  • Rehabilitation medicine (including treatment planning and behavior management)
  • Dementia/movement disorders
  • Cognitive effects of psychiatric disorders (e.g., depression)
  • Cancer (including treatment side effects)
  • Assessment of adaptive function/mental retardation
  • General neurology
  • Assessment via interpreters
  • Tests include paper-and-pencil neuropsychological measures

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