Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD

Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD

Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD

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710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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Additional Locations for Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD

  • 51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
    US

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About Victoria M. Leavitt, PhD


As a clinical neuropsychologist and researcher, Dr. Leavitt's primary interest lies in understanding cognitive impairment and lifestyle factors that protect against cognitive decline in clinical populations, with a specialization in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). An estimated 50-70% of persons with MS experience cognitive symptoms, and the impact on career, family, and life choices can be challenging. Through comprehensive cognitive evaluations, Dr. Leavitt identifies areas of strength and weakness to guide treatment, provide recommendations, and monitor change over time. She is particularly interested in the impact of modifiable lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and intel...
As a clinical neuropsychologist and researcher, Dr. Leavitt's primary interest lies in understanding cognitive impairment and lifestyle factors that protect against cognitive decline in clinical populations, with a specialization in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). An estimated 50-70% of persons with MS experience cognitive symptoms, and the impact on career, family, and life choices can be challenging. Through comprehensive cognitive evaluations, Dr. Leavitt identifies areas of strength and weakness to guide treatment, provide recommendations, and monitor change over time. She is particularly interested in the impact of modifiable lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and intellectually stimulating activities in preserving healthy cognition.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • (TIA) Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurocognitive Deficits
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropsychology
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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