CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Saumya Sharma, Ph.D.

email: s.sharma@metrowestneuropsych.com | phone: 508.983.1425

Saumya Sharma, Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Boston University


APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship

Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center

Harvard Medical School


Postdoctoral Fellowship

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston , MA

Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurology

Harvard Medical School


Specialty

Clinical Neuropsychology


About Dr. Sharma

Dr. Sharma is a clinical neuropsychologist who received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Boston University. She completed her clinical internship in adult/geriatric neuropsychology at the Boston V.A. Medical Center. Her post-doctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center involved assessing adolescents and adults for ADHD, learning disabilities, and cognitive changes associated with concussion/traumatic brain injury, neurological/medical illness (dementia, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, brain tumors), and mood disorders. At Metrowest Neuropsychology, Dr. Sharma works with children and adults. Her neuropsychological evaluations are treatment-focused and designed to identify neurocognitive strengths and relative weaknesses, and to determine the most appropriate ways to proceed at school, work and in daily living. She is also well-versed in assessments for IEP/504 Plan determination and academic and standardized test accommodations (SSAT/ISEE, ACT/SAT, GRE/MCAT/LSAT/MBA, etc).


Dr. Sharma is on also on staff at the Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA, a multidisciplinary practice specializing in the assessment and treatment of ADHD and learning disorders. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and is licensed to practice in Massachusetts.


Selected publications

Simon NM, Sharma SG, Worthington JJ, Marzol PC, Pollack MH. (2001). Citalopram for social phobia: a clinical case series. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2001, Oct:25 (7), 1469-74.


Simon NM, Blacker D, Korbly NB, Sharma SG, Worthington JJ, Otto MW, Pollack MH. (2002).
Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in anxiety disorders revisited: new data and literature review. J Affect Disord, May:69(1-3), 209-17.


Simon NM, Safren SA, Otto MW, Sharma SG, Lanka GD, Pollack MH. (2002). Longitudinal outcome with pharmacotherapy in a naturalistic study of panic disorder. J Affect Disord, May: 69 (1-3), 201-8.


Sharma SG, Amick MM,Schendan HE, Cronin-Golomb A. (2003). Visuospatial abilities in HIV-infected individuals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, November, 2003.


Sharma SG, Silver A,Davidsdottir S, Cronin-Golomb A. (2004). Impact of visual dysfunction oncognition in HIV-infected individuals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, October, 2004.

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