CitiMed Neuroscience Department is one of the newest and most advanced areas in the practice of TBI diagnosis and treatment. It integrates aspects of Psychology, Neuropsychology, Neurology, Psychiatry, brain imaging, lab results, computer science, among others, in the investigation of Brain-Behavior connection. This interdisciplinary approach relies in the close cooperation of different disciplines, to better understand and explain the impact of a brain injury in the way we think, feel and behave.
Created and developed by neuropsychologist Dr. Sara Malagold, the practice provides a wide range of services, offered in all and every one of CitiMed centers/locations.
CitiMed Neuroscience Department offers a unique and individualized care for patients suffering from health outcomes following a car accident, work related accident, slip and fall accident, or any other injury affecting their quality-of-life post incident/accident. Utilizing the most updated technology, CitiMed Neuroscience Department excels in concentrating all services at a specific location, facilitating patients’ well-being, time and needs.
CitiMed Neuroscience Department is one of the leading practices for comprehensive evaluations, including emotional, personality, forensic and cognitive assessments, differential diagnosis and treatments, including the most sophisticated computerized programs in cognitive remediation and family-oriented guidance.
Dr. Sara Malagold and her team are constantly in the up-to-date training, to follow up with the latest research studies and newest possible techniques in the treatment and recovery of function, specially following TBI cases.
Dr. Sara Malagold is a multicultural, warm, and experienced Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist working with children, adults, and elderly patients for more than 20 years.
Originally from Uruguay, she pursued her doctoral studies at the renowned University of Belgrano in Argentina. Specializing in clinical psychology and neuropsychology, she obtained her Ph.D. in 1999, holds a master’s degree in psychoimmunoneuroendocrinology, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Bar Ilan in Israel.
Dr. Malagold has been the head of the neuropsychology department at several universities, hospitals, and medical institutions in Argentina. She has also been part of numerous pharmacological and cognitive research studies within famous laboratories, seeking advances in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. She occupied faculty positions at universities in Argentina, not only as a full-time professor but also as a member of the Evaluation Committee for Doctoral Dissertation. Dr. Malagold specializes in early detection of Neuropsychological Disorders, differentiating between emotional, behavioral and cognitive problems.
Dr. Sara Malagold speaks English, Spanish, and Hebrew, and patients can be treated in any of those languages as needed.