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    • Position
    • Specialty
    • Neuropsychology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai West Neurology Practice 212-241-0268
    • Center for Cognitive Health 212-241-0268

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Dr. Festa is the Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai West and is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research has focused on neurovascular neuropsychology, neuropsychological functioning in heart failure, the neurocognitive and psychological aspects of medical disorders, as well as the development of neuropsychological testing measures. She has been a neuropsychologist researcher on various programs funded by industry and the National Institutes of Health. 


Dr. Festa’s clinical interest is in identifying the cognitive, behavioral, and affective sequelea of medical illnesses. Her clinical practice focuses on adult neuropsychological assessment in English-fluent patients with a broad range of cognitive problems including memory disorders, dementias,  autoimmune disorders, brain tumors, cerebrovascular disease and stroke, postconcussion syndrome, infectious diseases, attention deficit disorder, organ failure, and other medical/ neurological disorders. 


Dr. Festa provides neuropsychological assessment services to adults age 17 and older.  Dr. Festa offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call her office to schedule a video visit.

Clinical Focus

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Brain Tumors
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Lewy Body Disease
  • Memory Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Postconcussion Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Internship, Clinical Psychology
Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship, Clinical Neuropsychology
Medical University of South Carolina