Dr. Marla Shapiro, PHD
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Neuropsychology | Female

550 Pharr Rd NE Ste 605 Atlanta, GA 30305 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Developmental Neuropsychology

Comprehensive & brief evaluations for variety of medical, emotional, behavioral, or learning-related needs

  • Why is your student struggling or under-achieving?
  • How is a student's disability or illness impacting their daily functioning at home, school or play?
  • How has illness or disability impact changed over time?
  • What supports are needed for success?

Sports Neuropsychology

Dr. Shapiro's developmental and systems perspectives bring unique insights as she works with athletes of all ages – and their school and healthcare teams – to facilitate FULL recovery from sports-related concussions

  • Develop detailed school and workplace Care Plans
  • Organization policy development and consultation
  • Assess related symptoms
  • Coordinate referrals
  • Minimize recovery time

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Biography

Dr. Marla Shapiro has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and organizations in a variety of settings, combining clinical expertise with common-sense and an evidence-based approach.

As a developmental neuropsychologist she evaluates all individual and contextual factors that may be impacting individuals' functioning and organizational policies.

Her developmental and systems perspectives bring unique insights into her role as a sports neuropsychologist, working with athletes of all ages – and their healthcare teams – to facilitate full recovery from sports-related concussions.

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

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Dr. Shapiro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Shapiro says...

Dr. Marla Shapiro has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and organizations in a variety of settings, combining clinical expertise with common-sense and an evidence-based approach.

As a developmental neuropsychologist she evaluates all individual and contextual factors that may be impacting individuals' functioning and organizational policies.

Her developmental and systems perspectives bring unique insights into her role as a sports neuropsychologist, working with athletes of all ages – and their healthcare teams – to facilitate full recovery from sports-related concussions.

Dr. Shapiro's Care Philosophy

Developmental Neuropsychology

Comprehensive & brief evaluations for variety of medical, emotional, behavioral, or learning-related needs

  • Why is your student struggling or under-achieving?
  • How is a student's disability or illness impacting their daily functioning at home, school or play?
  • How has illness or disability impact changed over time?
  • What supports are needed for success?

Sports Neuropsychology

Dr. Shapiro's developmental and systems perspectives bring unique insights as she works with athletes of all ages – and their school and healthcare teams – to facilitate FULL recovery from sports-related concussions

  • Develop detailed school and workplace Care Plans
  • Organization policy development and consultation
  • Assess related symptoms
  • Coordinate referrals
  • Minimize recovery time

Dr. Shapiro says...

  • NIH funded reading research teams in Atlanta, New Haven, Boston and Toronto
  • CDC funded concussion research team at SCORE program in Washington, D.C.
  • Consulting Neuropsychologist for Major League Soccer, National Hockey League, Women's Professional soccer, public and private K-12 schools and colleges
  • Additional research and clinical experience with children and young adults with brain tumors, moderate/severe TBI, and NF1
  • Founding member, Sports Neuropsychology Society
  • Board member, Georgia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
  • Consultant to ACT and College Board, and former Director of Accommodated Testing for MCAT

Dr. Shapiro says...

  • Individualized and comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations
  • Dr. Shapiro conducts all testing herself - no technicians or trainees
  • Collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to working with related health care professionals
  • Provides, coordinates referrals to other specialists as needed
  • Concierge services available to healthcare organizations, teams, leagues and schools

Dr. Shapiro says...

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Dr. Shapiro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Neuropsychology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

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    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyslexia
  • Epilepsy
  • Intellectual Functioning Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sports-Related Concussion
  • Tourette's Syndrome

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgia State University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Dekalb County Public Schools

    Completed in 1993

    Emory Clinic

    Completed in 1994

    Gsu Transition Program For Students With Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kirk Dornbush Fellowship In Developmental Neuropsychology At Gsu

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Virginia

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neuropsychology

Procedures Performed

  • Evaluation and Management Services
  • Neuropsychological Testing