Kristina Elise Patrick, PHD, ABPP, BCBA

Kristina Elise Patrick, PHD, ABPP, BCBA

Neurology, Epilepsy Program, Neurosciences Center, Neuropsychology

On staff since January 2019

Children's Title: Director, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences

Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Neurology

Research Center: Center for Integrative Brain Research

  • Biography

    Dr. Patrick is the director of neuropsychology at Seattle Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of neurology at University of Washington School of Medicine. 

    Dr. Patrick provides clinical care for children with neurological conditions who require assessment of cognitive functioning. She is passionate about improving patient access and providing excellent and innovative care. She participates in several multi-disciplinary programs and clinics including epilepsy surgery, tuberous sclerosis complex, neurofibromatosis, brain language cognition, and neurocritical care. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Patrick is involved in several research studies with a primary interest in collaborative multi-center clinical research. She also provides supervision for neuropsychology and neurology trainees. As the director of the neuropsychology service, she leads programmatic development and quality improvement efforts. She is also involved in professional service activities including serving as the vice chair of the CUMG Physician Education, Billing, and Compliance Committee and as a professional advisory board member for the Epilepsy Foundation. 

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Board Certification(s)

Behavior Analyst
Pediatrics, Neuropsychology
Pediatric Clinical Neurophysiology

Medical/Professional School

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Neurological Disorders

Epilepsy Surgery


Neurocritical Care

Brain Tumor


Research Description

Dr. Patrick's research centers around development of optimal clinical care for children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. Her research studies and publications have included neurocognitive outcomes of children following epilepsy surgery, assessment procedures for children with epilepsy, functional outcomes of children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, impact of brief treatment for pediatric concussion, assessment of driving in young adults following concussion, and utility of multidisciplinary outpatient clinic for children presenting with post-COVID neurological sequelae.