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About Sarah Banks, PhD

Sarah Banks, PhD, is a board-certified neuropsychologist who treats patients with neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia and mild cognitive impairment. She also serves as director of neuropsychology at the multidisciplinary Memory Disorders Clinic.

Her research interests include using neuroimaging techniques (positron emission tomography [PET] and MRI) to better understand how and why cognition changes with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Banks was head of neuropsychology at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. She also was associate professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Dr. Banks completed postdoctoral fellowship training in clinical neuropsychology at Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University in Canada. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology (neuropsychology track) from Northwestern University in Chicago.

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For more information, see Neurological Institute and 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

  • Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, IL

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-09-06

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Board of Professional Psychology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Memory Disorders
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
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