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Oren Boxer, PhD

Clinical Neuropsychology
This physician is an affiliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA.


Dr. Boxer is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist and specializes in the assessment of children and young adults in order to evaluate intelligence, learning and recall, attention skills, perception, motor skills, processing speed, problem solving, and coping skills and styles. Dr. Boxer’s practice utilizes an “evidence-based” assessment and treatment approach that employs the best scientific evidence to facilitate recommendations for patient care. This scientifically-based neuropsychological approach provides each client with a customized comprehensive evaluation grounded in research with the goal of uncovering neurocognitive challenges associated with school, work, or social environments, as well as empirically supported treatment options. Dr. Boxer received a Master's degree in psychology from the University of Chicago before completing his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology (APA Approved). He completed an APA-approved clinical internship in clinical neuropsychology at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. He remained at UCLA for his postdoctoral studies in pediatric neuropsychology. Dr. Boxer is a licensed psychologist in the state of California (PSY 24357). In addition to seeing clients in his private practice, Dr. Boxer also serves as a clinical faculty member at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior within the David Geffen School of Medicine. His clinical and research work has focused on child/adolescent neuropsychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as research encompassing evidence based therapies for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Dr. Boxer has also published work on evidence based medicine in neuropsychology and leads ongoing research studies in the field of neuropsychology.



UCLA School of Medicine, 2009


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