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Neuropsychology Services


About Us

The Neuropsychology Service provides comprehensive assessment services for child, teenage, adult, and geriatric patients in whom impairments of cognitive, neuropsychiatric, or developmental functioning are evident or suspected. Our services include outpatient evaluation and inpatient consultation services.

Neuropsychological assessment involves a systematic evaluation of higher cognitive abilities such as intelligence, academic skill, memory, language, attention, problem solving ability, executive abilities and visual motor skills, as well as sensory/motor and personality/emotional functioning.

Adult Neuropsychology Clinic (912 S. Wood St. South Tower)

  • Focuses on comprehensive evaluations for teenagers and adults. Referral questions focus on clarifying cognitive and psychological functioning, as well as assisting with differential diagnosis and treatment planning in adults with known or suspected brain dysfunction.

Pediatric Neuropsychology Clinic (912 S. Wood St. South Tower)

  • Focuses on the comprehensive assessment of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide range of medical, neurodevelopmental, genetic, psychiatric, and learning disorders. Evaluation and treatment planning emphasize the integration of neurocognitive, social, emotional, and behavioral aspects of these disorders to help families better understand and manage complex presentations.

 

We also provide specialty Clinic services:

Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic

  • Focuses on evaluations in adolescence and young adulthood, where a mood disorder may be interfering with functional independence, including difficulty meeting educational and vocational goals.

National Football League (NFL) Evaluations

  • Offers comprehensive neuropsychological assessments for the NFL Concussion Settlement Baseline Assessment Program (BAP) by BAP qualified providers.

Memory and Aging Clinic

  • Focuses on evaluations in mid and late life;
  • Referral questions focus on degenerative and reversible causes of cognitive problems in this age range;
  • Specializes in co-morbid medical and emotional conditions that may also contribute to cognitive problems in the aging.

Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

  • Provides brief as well as comprehensive cognitive and psychological assessments for the patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and offers treatment recommendations for improvement in everyday functioning.

Sickle Cell Clinic

  • Focuses on the neurocognitive sequelae of stroke and silent infarct in individuals with Sickle Cell Disease. Provides comprehensive evaluations that examine cognitive, academic, and psychological functioning.

Conditions Treated

The Neuropsychology Service and Clinics can provide assessment and treatment recommendations for a wide range of conditions that may affect cognition and/ or behavior, including

  • Cognitive and emotional effects of various neurological conditions, including, for example, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), leukemia, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease, and chromosomal disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury and electrical shock injury
  • Cognitive decline in elderly patients
  • Changes in thinking abilities associated with various medical conditions, including: metabolic disorders, HIV infection, cardiac complications, liver disease, toxic exposures, and autoimmune disorders (e.g., Lupus) among others
  • Attention-deficit disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Psychiatric and emotional disorders and symptoms

 

For more information or to schedule an initial evaluation call 312.996.6217.

Our Services

 

Diagnosis and prognosis

 

Rehabilitation planning

 

Educational planning (including IEP, 504 plans, and ADA evaluations)

 

Tracking of changes in cognitive abilities over time to determine response to medication or disease progression

 

Developmental level

 

Ability to return to work or school

 

Ability to function independently

Treatment Team

Jason R. Soble PhD ABPP

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Training Director, Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Dr. Soble is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed a 1-year Clinical Psychology Internship and 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, FL.

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Jason R. Soble

Woojin Song PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation

Dr. Woojin Song specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders, with particular interests in age-related cognitive decline, dementias, movement disorders, and brain tumors. She also provides neuropsychological evaluation for Korean-speaking patients.

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Woojin Song

Neil H. Pliskin PhD

  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Director, Neurobehavior Program
  • Director, Neuropsychology Service

Dr. Pliskin is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology with years of experience working as a neuropsychologist and directing Neuropsychology training programs. He has a special interest in the neuropsychological sequelae of medical illness. Dr. Pliskin has published in the areas of renal disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia and is a nationally recognized expert in the area of electrical shock injuries.

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Neil H. Pliskin

Resources

Neuropsychology training is offered at the following levels:


Make an Appointment

Call today to speak with one of our intake coordinators. 312.996.2200