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Leslie D. Rosenstein, Ph.D., ABPP is a clinical neuropsychologist in Parkland’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin in 1983 with high honors and special honors in Psychology. She went on to obtain her doctorate degree at UT in Differential Psychology in 1988 followed by a respecialization in Clinical Psychology with a major in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Arizona.  She completed her internship at Austin State Hospital.  She became Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology in 1994.  She has served on the faculty of various universities, including Texas A&M College of Medicine in the 1990’s and, now, UT Southwestern Medical Center in the Department of Psychiatry.  She is currently the director of the internship rotation in Parkland’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic for the UT Southwestern psychology graduate program.  She conducts neuropsychological evaluations of persons with known or suspected neurological disorders, and co-facilitates the Parkland Outpatient Psychiatry Memory Disorders Clinic.  She serves as a member of the Clinical Training Committee in the doctoral Clinical Psychology program.

Dr. Rosenstein’s clinical expertise is in the area of neuropsychological evaluation, with particular interest in the differential diagnosis of various memory disorders, ADHD, TBI, and other neurocognitive disorders.  Dr. Rosenstein’s research interests are diverse, and include differential diagnosis, reliability and validity of assessment tools, the interplay of health and neuropsychological function, research design and analysis, and professional issues. 


Undergraduate School
University of Texas at Austin (1983), Psychology
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (1988), Psychology
Other Post Graduate Training
University of Arizona (1991), Neuropsychology
Austin State Hospital (1992), Neuropsychology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Commentary on the use of 96119 in billing for neuropsychological services.
Rosenstein LD Clin Neuropsychol 2017 May 1-10
Neuropsychological test performance of children with ADHD relative to test norms and parent behavioral ratings.
Muir-Broaddus JE, Rosenstein LD, Medina DE, Soderberg C Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2002 Oct 17 7 671-89
Visuoconstructional drawing ability in the differential diagnosis of neurologic compromise versus depression.
Rosenstein LD Arch Clin Neuropsychol 1999 May 14 4 359-72
Differential diagnosis of the major progressive dementias and depression in middle and late adulthood: a summary of the literature of the early 1990s.
Rosenstein LD Neuropsychol Rev 1998 Sep 8 3 109-67
Differentiating patients with higher cerebral dysfunction from patients with psychiatric or acute medical illness using the BNI Screen for Higher Cerebral Functions.
Rosenstein LD, Prigatano GP, Nayak M Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 1997 Apr 10 2 113-9
Shaping of a normal rate of eating using audio taped pacing in conjunction with a token economy
Rosenstein, LD & Price, R Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 1994 4 4 387-398
Artificial depression of left-hand finger tapping rates: A critical evaluation of the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Finger Tapping Test instrument
Rosenstein, LD & VanSickle, L International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology 1991 13 106-110
Demographic variables associated with fear of AIDS and homophobia
Bouton, R, Gallagher, P., Garlinghouse, P, Leal, T., Rosenstein, LD & Young, RK Journal of Applied Social Psychology 1989 19 11 885-901
Handedness and language among the mentally retarded: implications for the model of pathological left-handedness and gender differences in hemispheric specialization.
Lucas JA, Rosenstein LD, Bigler ED Neuropsychologia 1989 27 5 713-23
The clinical significance of congenital agenesis of the corpus callosum.
Bigler ED, Rosenstein LD, Roman M, Nussbaum NL Arch Clin Neuropsychol 1988 3 2 189-200


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Administration and Scoring Manual for the BNI Screen for Higher Cerebral Functions

Prigatano, G., Amin, K., & Rosenstein, LD (1995). Phoenix, AZ, Barrow Neurological Institute

Anoxic Brain Injury: Two Cases of Anoxic Brain Injury Secondary to Cardiac Arrest. In Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Rosenstein, LD & Friedman, P (2011). Taylor & Francis/Psychology Press

The clinical neuropsychological examination: Scope, cost, and health-care value. In Neuropsychology: Scientific Basis and Clinical Application, Volume 1

Prigatano, G. Zigler, L. & Rosenstein, LD (2003). New York, Psychology Press

Duschenne Muscular Dystrophy. In Childhood Disorders: Diagnostic Desk Reference

Rosenstein, LD (2003). New Jersey, John Wiley and Sons

Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy. In Childhood Disorders: Diagnostic Desk Reference

Rosenstein, LD (2003). New Jersey, John Wiley and Sons

Fukuyama Muscular Dystrophy. In Childhood Disorders: Diagnostic Desk Reference

Rosenstein, LD (2003). New Jersey, John Wiley and Sons

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. In Childhood Disorders: Diagnostic Desk Reference

Rosenstein, LD (2003). New Jersey, John Wiley and Sons

Brain and Behavior Development. In Behavior Medicine for Women: A Comprehensive Handbook

Woods, B & Rosenstein, LD (1997). New York, Guilford Publications