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  • Dr. Nicolle Ionascu, Psy.D., Q.M.E.

    Dr. Nicolle Ionascu is a UCSF trained clinical neuropsychologist  with over 15 years of experience in neuropsychological evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with developmental, age, and trauma related neuro-cognitive challenges.

    She is the staff neuropsychologist in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.  Previously she was staff neuropsychologist at Presbyterian Hospital's Rehabilitation Center and Carolinas Center for Development and Rehabilitation in Charlotte N.C.  She began her neuropsychology career at San Francisco General Hospital and Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco.

    Dr. Ionascu is a Co-founder of Eysz Inc. (a company dedicated to non-intrusive seizure detection), a Medical Advisory Board member for of SimpleTherapy Inc. (a company dedicated to alternative approaches to pain management), and an affiliate neuropsychologist for he Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) performing evaluations of Pilot and Air Traffic Controller cognitive and behavioral fitness.  She is a Qualified Medical Evaluator with 10 locations throughout California and has conducted dozens of Independent Medical / Expert Witness evaluations.

    Dr. Ionascu taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at Queens University and Argosy University.  She co-authored numerous medical journal as well as magazine articles in the areas of neuropsychology and child development.  Additionally she is a research neuropsychologist in clinical trials of rare developmental cognitive diseases.  She obtained her undergraduate degree at U.C. Berkeley and her doctoral degree at the Wright Institute in Berkeley Ca.