Alerts
COVID-19 update

We follow the state of Kansas’ phased vaccine distribution plan. We maintain policies to keep patients, visitors and staff safe. Learn the latest on our visitor policy, now 1 guest per patient for most visit types, and on vaccine distribution and availability.

Skip Navigation

Neuropsychology

Happy man on farm.

Neuropsychology is the study of the brain and its role in behavior. A neuropsychologist is a doctor who examines the brain's functions like memory and language to guide treatment for brain conditions. This helps shape the best treatment with the least risk.

Our neuropsychology team contributes to planning care for conditions including epilepsy, movement disorders and brain tumors.

We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.

About neuropsychology

Our experts, which includes physicians who are board-certified in neuropsychology, determine the best diagnoses and treatments for patients with brain disorders while preserving brain function. These specialty-trained providers use advanced technologies to study brain patterns to learn how surgeries might affect memory, attention span or language skills. They also map language, vision and motor centers to support neurosurgeons in avoiding these areas.

The neuropsychologist also can assess whether cognitive concerns are related to normal aging or to a medical condition.

This specialized field shapes diagnoses and treatments by understanding cognitive and behavioral functions.

How it works

Our doctors use the latest tools – including functional MRI – to capture and read images. They use scans to locate functional areas of the brain, like movement and speech. The combination of advanced technology and deep expertise is important to achieving the best outcomes.

Award icon
Still the best
Our hospital continues to rank as the best in Kansas City and in Kansas according to U.S. News & World Report.
Location
Latest technologies
Cambridge Tower A houses the latest technologies to provide the most precise surgeries with the least risk.
Research
Leading researchers
Our providers are also leading researchers. They care for patients today and drive research to develop new treatments.
Happy diverse group of people

Turning Point

Turning Point offers free classes, programs and tools designed to empower and educate people affected by chronic or serious illness.

Learn more about our services

Our experts

Learn more about our leaders in neuropsychology.

Doctors and nurses collaborating

Leading research and clinical trials

As part of one of the nation's premier academic medical centers, our care providers are committed to research and scientific discovery through the University of Kansas Medical Center. We can often include our patients in potentially lifesaving clinical trials and treatment options not available anywhere else.

Our Research