Maya Yutsis, PhD, ABPP-CN


Dr. Maya Yutsis PhD, ABPP-CN (PSY24931) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with over 10 years of specialized experience in performing neuropsychological evaluations with both adolescents and adults.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Stanford University, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences .

  • Team Neuropsychologist, San Francisco 49ers.

  • Attending neuropsychologist at Stanford Hospital Neuropsychology Department

  • Associate Director, Clinical Neuropsychology Core, Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)

  • Lead neuropsychologist for Stanford Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic.

Her clinical expertise covers a wide-range of neurological, medical and psychiatric conditions, including but not limited to ADHD, learning disorders, concussion (collegiate, professional, and amateur athletes), traumatic brain injury and neurocognitive rehabilitation, dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders, stroke, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, and PTSD. 

In addition to her broad-based clinical experience, Dr. Yutsis is actively engaged in scholarly research and has authored over 15 peer-reviewed publications and 5 book chapters, focusing on functional outcomes of rehabilitation following brain injury and cognitive aging.  She was an invited guest on the Veterans Helping Veterans TV in the program titled “What is Traumatic Brain Injury” and has won a WAVE Award, Western Access Video Excellence Award (WAVE) in the category of Educational Access, Professional at the Alliance for Community.

Dr. Yutsis is actively involved in supervision and mentorship of neuropsychology trainees. She was a Director of the VA Palo Alto Neuropsychology Emphasis area of the post-doctoral fellowship and now serves as a supervisor for post-doctoral fellows at the VA Palo Alto and Stanford University. She is the Newsletter Editor for the APA Division 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology), a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. 

Dr. Yutsis earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Palo Alto University. She completed an APA approved pre-doctoral clinical internship in neuropsychology at the Minneapolis VA Medical center and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Prior to coming to Stanford, she was a lead neuropsychologist at the VA Palo Alto Polytrauma and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) Neuropsychology Services. 

Dr. Yutsis enjoys living in Bay Area, spending time with her family, spoiling her dog, and enjoying the year-long outdoor activities available in the area.