Dr. Hochberger is a clinical neuropsychologist who conducts comprehensive evaluations of adults presenting with a wide-range of neurologic and psychiatric conditions including dementia, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, depression, anxiety, and other conditions that might impact cognitive functioning. Dr. Hochberger also has a background working in acute inpatient and rehabilitation-based settings. He takes a collaborative and individualized approach to each patient he works with, and strives to maximize his patients’ overall quality of life and functioning.
Dr. Hochberger received his doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology in 2017 from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He completed his predoctoral internship in neuropsychology through the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, and his two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and clinical research through the VA San Diego Healthcare System/University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry joint training program. He has been a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California since 2018, and is currently pursuing board certification in neuropsychology.
His research has focused on identifying and characterizing neuropsychological deficits and intermediate phenotypes in psychotic-spectrum disorders. In addition, he examines novel biomarkers that can be used to predict patient response to cognitive remediation in an effort to improve treatment assignment and patient outcomes. His work in the area of procognitive interventions for schizophrenia was named by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation as a “Leading Research Achievement, Top Advancements and Breakthroughs of 2018” for next generation therapies. Dr. Hochberger also currently serves as the California state representative on the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Early Career Neuropsychologist Committee.