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  • PET/CT Center at UC San Diego Health
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    3960 Health Sciences Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    US
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About Carrie R. McDonald, PhD

Carrie R. McDonald, PhD, is a neuropsychologist who conducts assessments in people who display behavioral or cognitive difficulties or changes that are significant enough to interfere with their daily living or development. These changes may be a result of injury, accident or disease.

Dr. McDonald's expertise is in conducting neuropsychological evaluations in individuals with neurological and psychiatric disorders. She is part of the
Epilepsy Center team at UC San Diego Health.

She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and an adjunct professor in the Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is a member of the UCSD Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, and conducts neuropsychological and neuroimaging research in patients with epilepsy, dementia, and brain tumors.

Dr. McDonald earned her doctoral degree in clinical neuropsychology from University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions in Gainesville, Fla. She is board certified clinical neuropsychology.

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For more information, see Psychiatry.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Internship

  • UC San Diego, VA Hospital, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2007-12-20

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Board of Professional Psychology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Cognitive Functioning in Epilepsy
  • Brain Tumors and Dementia
  • Postoperative Outcomes for Epilepsy Patients
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted