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Sandra Weintraub, PhD

  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychology
Dr. Sandra Weintraub is a neuropsychologist (specialty title) at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neurology and Psychology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is the Director of Neuropsychology in the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) and in the Division of Psychology, both at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the Director of Neuropsycholgy in the Neurobehavioral and Memory Clinic of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.

Dr. Weintraub has been awarded research grants from the National Institute on Aging and the Illinois Department of Public Health. She has authored over 140 articles and book chapters on the neuropsychology of dementia and aging, on early onset dementia and on aphasia. She is currently working on a project to understand word retrieval and sentence processing deficits in patients with Primary Progressive Aphasia, an early onset dementia that affects the language regions of the brain in the earliest stages.

Dr. Weintraub is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Psychological Association. She is on a task force sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association to update diagnostic criteria for Alzhiemer's type dementia. Dr. Weintraub was one of the honorees of the Rita Hayworth Gala of the Alzheimer's Association for her contributions to the study of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

PRIMARY LOCATION


Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center

676 N. Saint Clair

Arkes 945

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-9627

Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING


  • Medical Education
    Boston University School of Medicine - 1978

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aphasia
  • Dementia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Disorders of Aging
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia

LANGUAGES


  • French
  • Yiddish

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • Workmans Compensation