Gayle Deutsch, PhD, ABPP


Bio:   Gayle K. Deutsch, PhD, ABPP-CN, received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Drexel University in 1994. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She was the Staff Neuropsychologist at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Seton Hall University, Graduate School of Medical Education.
After relocating to the Bay Area in 1998, Dr. Deutsch was a research scientist at Scientific Learning Corporation, Oakland, CA, where she conducted outcome studies investigating computerized intervention programs for children and adults. She then returned to clinical endeavors at Stanford University Medical Center as the lead neuropsychologist for the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences from 2000 until 2004.
Dr. Deutsch also was co-investigator of an NIH grant that examined the development of reading in children ages 7 through 12 using structural and functional MRI. She had a private practice in Orange County, CA, and a faculty appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at UCI Medical Center, Department of Neurology from 2005 to 2008.

She returned to Stanford University Medical Center in 2008 and is currently the lead neuropsychologist for the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Stanford Center for Memory Disorders. She is conducting research with individuals with myotonic dystrophy through the Stanford Neuromuscular Program. Dr. Deutsch is a Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Memory Disorders Center

Neuropsychology Clinic

Professional Education

  • Professional Education: Drexel University (1994) PA
  • Board Certification: Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology (2006)
  • Fellowship: Graduate Hospital (1995) PA
  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1993) PA