Shannon M. Foster, Ph.D., joins BayCare Medical Group

Licensed Clinical Psychologist Specializes in Neuropsychology and Geropsychology

CLEARWATER, Fla., (July 12, 2016) – Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Shannon M. Foster has joined BayCare Medical Group and is seeing patients at Morton Plant Neurology, 430 Morton Plant Street, Suite 402, Clearwater.

Specializing in neuropsychology and geropsychology, Dr. Foster is passionate about the early detection of dementia and helping individuals with dementia and their caregivers optimize their quality of life.  She also has experience evaluating and providing treatment to individuals with a diverse range of neurological and psychiatric symptoms, including but not limited to traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, depression and anxiety.
Dr. Foster received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla. She then completed a graduate degree and Doctor of Philosophy in clinical psychology at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs.  Following this Dr. Foster completed an American Psychology Association approved neuropsychology internship at the VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Consortium in Baltimore. She followed up with a fellowship in adult and geriatric neuropsychology at the Southern California Consortium for Advanced Training in Neuropsychology in San Diego.
Dr. Foster also has worked on interdisciplinary teams with neurologists and neurosurgeons to complete presurgical evaluations for epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease treatments.
She is a member of the America Psychological Association, the Gerontological Society of America and the International Neuropsychological Society.

For more information, visit www.BayCareMedicalGroup.org

For an appointment, call (727) 461-8635.

About BayCare Medical Group

BayCare Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the greater Tampa Bay area, with more than 500 providers and over 45 specialties.   In 2014, HealthPoint Medical Group, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and Specialists, St. Anthony’s Primary Care and Specialists and Suncoast Medical Clinic formed to become BayCare Medical Group.  For more information, visit www.BayCareMedicalGroup.org.  

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org

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