Elizabeth Choi is a neuropsychologist, a specialist in the relationship between brain function, behaviors and emotions. Her clinical focus is on neurocognitive rehabilitation and emotional adjustment for patients with brain tumors. She collaborates with her patients to assess their behavioral and cognitive function and set realistic rehabilitation goals. Drawing on her expertise in neuropsychology and health psychology, she helps patients adjust to cognitive and emotional changes, enhance their coping strategies, and maximize individual strengths to improve quality of life.
Choi's research focuses on tracking cognitive changes and cognitive rehabilitation for adults with brain tumors. She studies interventions targeting fatigue and cognitive changes in neurologically progressive disorders.
Choi earned a doctorate in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on neuropsychology, at Palo Alto University. She also has a master of social science degree in clinical psychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She completed a predoctoral internship at Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Health, and a postdoctoral fellowship in the neuropsychology service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Choi enjoys working with patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. As a neuropsychologist of Asian descent, she can provide culturally sensitive services in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Choi is a member of the neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology divisions of the American Psychological Association. She holds leadership roles in the Asian Neuropsychological Association.
Palo Alto University, PhD, Psychology, 2021
UCSF, Neuropsychology, 2023