Swanson, Sara J.
Sara J. Swanson, PhD, ABPP

Sara J. Swanson, PhD, ABPP

Division Chief, Neuropsychology; Director, Neuropsychological Services in Adult Epilepsy

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  • Adult Neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychology

Board Certification

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Trauma
  • Huntington's Disease

Clinic Locations

Neuropsychology - Froedtert

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
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Neurosciences - Froedtert Specialty Clinics

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Sara J. Swanson, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (American Board of Professional Psychology). She specializes in the clinical evaluation of adults with neurobehavioral disorders, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, and head trauma and conducts intracarotid sodium amobarbital testing. Her research interests involve predictors of neurobehavioral outcome after temporal lobectomy, and functional MRI of language and memory in epilepsy surgery candidates. She has published in these areas and received a Junior Investigator Award from the Epilepsy Foundation of America.

Sara Swanson is associated with the Functional Imaging Research Center and the Comprehenisve Epilepsy Program.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Washington State University - Pullman, WA (1989)
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology - University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle (1989)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neurosphycology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (1990)
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