- Company: Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
- Phone: 763-302-4106
- Cell: 763-321-4548
- Fax: 763-302-4346
- Website: minneapolisclinic.com/physicians-providers/melissa-castro-psyd/
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Neuropsychology and Psychology
Specialty Focus: TBI, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PTSD, Dementia, Stroke, Geriatrics, Capacity, Neurocognitive Disorder, Cognitive Disorder, Mental Health, Rehab, Sleep Medicine, Sports Medicine, Trauma, IME, Record Review, Disability, FFD, Return to work, Work. Comp, Malingering, Forensic, Psychology, Spanish.
Education: PsyD, Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences; BA, Concordia University
Years in Practice: 4
Dr. Castro is a board certified neuropsychologist with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic. She has a background in neurosciences and medical psychology. She has conducted research on the learning and memory underlying maladaptive behaviors including addiction, sexual behaviors, fear and anxiety disorders. She has a full time clinical practice (80%+). She is one of the few bilingual Spanish/English neuropsychologists in the Midwest. Areas of expertise include: - Cross-cultural neuropsychology, particularly in the evaluation of bilinguals and non-English speaking individuals. - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and concussion. - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD. - Dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders.