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Idit Trope, Ph.D.




Dr. Idit Trope, Ph.D.


‚ÄčBryn Mawr950 Haverford RoadBryn Mawr, PA 19010610-520-0714 Center City822 Pine StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19107215-592-9097 Email:



Dr. Idit Trope earned her doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from the Department of Psychology of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1985.  Her research included work with patients with intractable epilepsy who underwent corpus callosotomy.  She has published her research in prestigious scientific journals including Neuropsychologia, Neurology and Brain and Cognition.  Dr. Trope completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology as a staff neuropsychologist at the world renowned Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital, where she worked with patients who suffered traumatic brain injuries and concussions, as well as neurological problems related to stroke, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, tumors, anoxia, etc.


In 1989, Dr. Trope returned to Philadelphia where she worked in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her work included neurocognitive assessment of children and adults.  Since 1993, Dr. Trope has maintained a private practice focused on neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment of children and adults in both Center City Philadelphia and the Main Line suburbs.  In addition, Dr. Trope authored original research on the effects of lead on brain functioning and continues to assess children and adults who have been exposed to lead. This research has been published in the scientific journal Pediatrics.


Dr. Trope continues to conduct neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluations with children and adults who present with a variety of psychological and psychiatric issues, as well as brain-related issues, including traumatic brain injury and concussion, toxic exposure, such as lead, epilepsy, ADHD, learning disabilities, dementia, including Alzheimer disease, stroke etc.  She also sees patients who are involved in litigation and serves as an expert witness for cases involving brain related difficulties.