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Sarah Schaffer, PhD, ABPP-cn

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Office Location
Memory Disorders Center
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
611 Northern Boulevard, Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: (516) 325-7000
Fax: (516) 325-7001

Special Interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Dementia
  • Neurosurgery, including Wada Procedure and both Intra- and Extra-operative Cortical Mapping
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Developmental

Doctoral Education

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Redwood City, CA, 2005

Clinical Internship

  • Neuropsychology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, 2004-2005

Post-doctoral Fellowship

  • Neuropsychology, New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, 2005-2007

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology, 2010


  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • New York State Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • APA Division 40
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • New York Neuropsychology Group

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2008

View Dr. Sarah Schaffer's full curriculum vitae.

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