The University of Kentucky Neurocognitive Diagnostic Service is a comprehensive diagnostic clinic offering both pediatric (age 5 and older) and adult services. This service is an integral component of the Neurology & Neurosurgery departments at UK HealthCare. The University of Kentucky also has the only National Institute of Aging-Alzheimer's Disease Center in the region. Our neuropsychologists are closely affiliated with this institution and serve as Principal Investigators and consultants on NIH-NIA grants, investigating methods of Alzheimer's prevention and improving the assessment and early detection of cognitive disorders. The neurocognitive diagnostic service is also a critical component of UK's National Association of Epilepsy Centers(NAEC) Level 4 Epilepsy Center, UK Multidisciplinary Movement Disorders Program, UK Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), UK Multidisciplinary Head Injury Program, Sports Medicine Research Institute, and the Comprehensive Stroke Program which has the AHA/ASA Gold Plus status.
As part of a comprehensive diagnostic service, the UK neurocognitive diagnosticservice offers neurocognitive/neuropsychological evaluations that may be helpful in diagnosing deficits due to causes such as dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders, movement disorders, toxic exposure, epilepsy, cancer, stroke, multiple sclerosis, head injury, sports-related concussion and post-concussional disorder, depression and anxiety, and other chronic health conditions.
The neurocognitive diagnostic service is also a critical component of:
As part of a comprehensive diagnostic service, the UK neurocognitive diagnostic service offers neurocognitive/neuropsychological evaluations that may be helpful in diagnosing deficits due to causes such as:
Our neuropsychologists serve as attending faculty in many programs within the neurology department including:
Services provided to these programs include (but are not limited to):
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Most commonly, patients are referred through their primary care provider or neurologist.