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Neurology / Rehabilitation

Robert P. Fucetola, PhD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology
Section of Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Chief, Clinical Neuropsychology
Consulting neuropsychologist, St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues

Specialty Areas
Neurological Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Patients Seen At
Washington University School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Avenue, 2 Floor
St. Louis, MO  63108
Fax:   314-454-7759
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
4444 Forest Park Avenue., Campus Box 8518
St. Louis, MO  63108

Areas of Clinical Interest
Alzheimer's disease, dementia, assessment and therapy for traumatic brain injury, stroke, mental health, aphasia, clincial psychology, brain tumors, concussion, memory, learning disabilities, neuropsychological testing, brain injury rehabilitation, adult attention deficit disorder, ADD, Neuropsychology Clinic, Evidence-Based Asphasia Clinic.

Board Certification
Clinical Neuropsychology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991
M.A.: Clinical Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993
Ph.D.: Clinical Psychology with specialty in Neuropsychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997
Fellowship: Adult Neuropsychology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1997
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis


Young Investigator's Award, National Alliance Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) 1998

Journal Articles

Fucetola R, Connor LT, Strube MJ, Corbetta M. Unraveling nonverbal cognitive performance in acquired aphasia. Aphasiology, In Press

Hogue CW, Fucetola R, Hershey T, Freedland K, Davila-Roman V, Goate AM, Thompson RE. Risk factors for neurocognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery in postmenopausal women. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2008; 86:511-516

Naunheim, R. S., Matero, D., and Fucetola, R. Assessment of patients with mild concussion in the ED. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2008; 23(2):116-122

Hogue CW, Fucetola R, Hershey T, Nassief A, Birge S, Davila-Roman VG, Barzilai B, Thomas B, Schechtman KB, Freedland K. The role of postoperative neurocognitive dysfunction on quality of life for post-menopausal women six months after cardiac surgery. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2008; 107(1):21-28

Hogue CW, Freedland K, Hershey T, Fucetola R, Nassief A, Barzilai B, Thomas B, Birge S, Dixon D, Schechtman KB, Davila-Roman VG. Neurocognitive outcomes are not improved by 17β-estradiol in post-menopausal women undergoing cardiac surgery. Stroke 2007; 38:2048-2054

Fucetola R, Connor LT, Perry J, Leo P, Tucker FM, Corbetta M. Aphasia severity, semantics and depression predict functional communication in acquired aphasia. Aphasiology 2006; 20(5):449-461

Fucetola R, Tucker F, Blank K, Corbetta M. A process for translating evidence-based aphasia treatment into clinical practice. Aphasiology 2005; 19(3/4/5):411-422

Naunheim R, McGurren M, Standeven J, Fucetola R, Lauryssen C, Deibert E. Does the use of artifical turf contribute to head injuries? Journal of Trauma 2002; 53(4):691-694

Weinstein CS, Fucetola R, Mollica R. Neuropsychological issues in the assessment of refugees and victims of mass violence. Neuropsychology Review 2001; 11(3):131-141

Fucetola R, Seidman LJ, Kremen WS, Farone SV, Goldstein JM, Tsuang MT. Age and neuropsychologic function in schizophrenia: A decline in executive abilities beyond that observed in healthy volunteers. Biological Psychiatry 2000; 48(2):137-146

Fucetola R, Newcomer JW, Craft S, Melson AK. Age- and dose-dependent glucose-induced increases in memory and attention in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research 1999; 88(1):1-13

Gansler DA, Fucetola R, Krengel M, Stetson S, Zimering R, Makary C. Are there congnitive subtypes in adult attention deficit disorder? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 1998; 186(12):776-781

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Robert P. Fucetola

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