Michael Westerveld, PHD
Michael Westerveld, PHD
Accepting new patients
AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric Neuropsychology at Orlando
615 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803
Formerly known as FL Center for Neuropsychology
Michael Westerveld, PhD, ABPP-CN is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who is the Director of the Florida Center for Neuropsychology. He evaluates and treats patients with a wide array of medical and developmental conditions that affect cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning. He has in-depth understanding of how certain medical conditions can impact brain development and performance in school, work, at home, and in the community. Through detailed assessment of function, Dr. Westerveld and the neuropsychology team helps patients and their families understand and cope with the complex issues that can accompany medical and developmental disorders. Dr. Westerveld earned his PhD in clinical psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Following an internship in neuropsychology at VA Medical Center in East Orange NJ, he went on to completing an advanced fellowship in neuropsychology at Yale University in Connecticut. He remained on the faculty as an Associate Professor at Yale Medical School of 20 years before coming to Florida Hospital in 2008. Â
Awards & Recognition
Dr. Westerveld is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. He serves on national advisory panels for Neuropsychology, and is also a two-term past President of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology.
One of only 5 Neuropsychologists in Florida with board certification in both Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Subspecialty certification through the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. Unique skills include functional brain mapping and Wada testing and nearly 30 yearsÂ experience with cognitive and behavioral comorbidities of epilepsy and other complex medical conditions.
Dr. Westerveld understands how illness affects not just the patient, but the whole family. He builds relationships with patients, and treats everyone as if they were his own family.Â
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Yale University School Of Medicine
Clinical Neuropsychologist: American Board of Professional Psychology