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Joanne R. Festa, PhD
Director of Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West
Medical SpecialtyNeuropsychology
Clinical Interests
Alzheimer's Disease
Memory Disorders
Behavioral Medicine
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Medical SchoolPhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, 1999
Residency TrainingInternship: Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Charleston Consortium, Medical University of South Carolina, 1997‑1998 (Rotations in Neuropsychology and Behavioral Medicine)
FellowshipNeuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 1999‑2000
Academic AppointmentIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
From the doctorDr. Festa is the Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her research has focused on neurovascular neuropsychology, neurocognition in Moyamoya disease, the neurocognitive and psychological aspects of medical disorders, as well as the development of neuropsychological testing measures. She is a co-investigator in the Randomized Evaluation of Carotid Occlusion and Neurocognition study and has been a neuropsychologist researcher on various other programs funded by industry and the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Festa’s clinical interest is in identifying the cognitive, behavioral and affective sequelea of medical illnesses. Her clinical practice focuses on adult neuropsychological assessment in patients with memory disorders, stroke, brain injury, psychiatric disorders, and medical illnesses. She is experienced in working with patients with arteriovenous malformations, moyamoya disease, hydrocephalus, dementia, brain tumors, neurological disorders, and organ failure.

Dr. Festa provides neuropsychological assessment services to adults age 17 and older. To schedule an appointment, please contact her office at (212) 523-8060.
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