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Mark T Wagner, Ph.D

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Title
  • Professor
  • Director, Neuropsychological Services
Degree Ph.D
School PHD awarded by Memphis University, 1985
Residency
  • Boston University Medical Center
Specialties
  • Neurology - Neuropsychology
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Forensic neuropsychology
  • Head injury
  • Neuropsychology
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Mark Wagner, Ph.D. is Professor of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He joined MUSC in 1992 and is the Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology. He has a statewide reputation for clinical excellence within his field. His clinical practice focuses on the neuropsychological issues associated with diagnosis and management of neurological diseases of the brain. He interfaces with many different programs at MUSC and with community doctors in the areas of normal aging vs. early dementia, neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy, head trauma and neurodegenerative disorders of the brain. Nationally he is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists (NAN) and a senior member of the International Neuropsychological Society. As a Clinician/Educator, Dr. Wagner teaches students at medical school, residency, and post-doctoral levels in his clinics, which focus on various types of memory disorders and other neurological conditions affecting the brain. He is a longstanding member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science internship training program and has mentored numerous Ph.D. candidates, residents and fellows at various stages of clinical training. At the national level, Dr. Wagner is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology Education Committee and the International Neuropsychological Society Education Committee. Dr. Wagner has published numerous peer-reviewed empirical studies and book chapters and other publications within the field of neuropsychology. He is a reviewer for a number of professional journals. He has been an investigator, co-investigator and consultant on various research grants. He has a particular interest in distinguishing normal age-related changes in memory from pre-clinical Alzheimer and related cognitive disorders. Other areas of interest are successful aging, atypical dementias, novel and technology-related interventions, and factors that predict cognitive morbidity associated with neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy.

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