Joel I. Shenker, MD, PhD
, is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Shenker specializes in Behavioral Neurology, Dementia
and the Cognitive Effects of Brain Disease
. He is fellowship trained in cognitive neurology, a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, and the Association of University Professors of Neurology.
- Dr. Shenker is a clinician, scientist, speaker, writer, and educator. A passionate teacher, Dr. Shenker helps people understand dementia, aging and memory loss, neurocognitive disorders, and neurological competency. He has written peer reviewed publications and textbooks, taught full college and undergraduate courses, given individual lectures to medical students and resident physicians, mentored and taught students one on one, and cared for patients and their families.
- Dr. Shenker's expertise has been called upon to deliver lectures to such entities as the Annual Caring for the Frail and Elderly Conference, Alzheimer Association, Palliative Care Conference, and many others. Topics of conversation include Neurocognitive Competency, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke Ethics, Alzheimer's Disease, and Memory Loss.
- Dr. Shenker provides expert witness services to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. He draws on unique experiences as a PhD cognitive psychologist and MD clinical neurologist to review complex medical cases. Dr. Shenker has performed over 100 independent file reviews.
Areas of Expertise
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Memory Disorders
- Neurological Diseases
- Neuropsychology (Brain Function)