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Developmental Cognitive Neurology Clinic

Clinical Research Center • 716 North Broadway • Baltimore, MD 21205
Satellite location in Bethesda

Director:

Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.

About Our Program:

The Developmental Cognitive Neurology Clinic provides clinical services to individuals age 6 through 17 who have complex, subtle cognitive problems affecting school. The clinic utilizes an interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment model drawing from professionals with a variety of backgrounds (behavioral neurology, neuropsychology and education). Evaluations are often sought as a "second opinion." All evaluations are viewed within the context of brain-behavior relationships. Services include diagnosis and recommending  treatment plans for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities. The clinic provides the following diagnostic services:

  • Developmental cognitive neurology evaluations
  • Language screening
  • Neuropsychological evaluations (partial)

Primary Program Goals:

The clinic's goals are as follows:

  • Diagnosis and evaluation of learning, attention and coordination problems
  • Appropriate referrals when necessary for psychotherapy, educational intervention, medication management or additional clinical consultations
  • Phone consultation with school personnel and other professionals following the evaluation

Hours of Operation:

  • Bethesda Satelite Office: Tuesdays - (Dr. Denckla)
  • (Broadway Location: By special arrangement only with Dr. Denckla)

Contacts:

To make a referral or request an initial evaluation, contact:
Pamula Yerby-Hammack
Phone: (443) 923-9250
Email: yerby@kennedykrieger.org

For follow-up appointments, contact:
Pamula Yerby-Hammack
Phone: (443) 923-9250
Email: yerby@kennedykrieger.org
 

NOTE: This is a private pay clinic; insurance reimbursement is not accepted. Patients are provided with charge codes but they must negotiate for reimbursement on their own.

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