Ludmila Zaytsev, PhD
Ludmila Zaytsev, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Cedars-Sinai Department of Rehabilitation. Zaytsev evaluates infants, children and adolescents who are seeking services due to neurological insults as well as learning, attention, developmental concerns, autism spectrum and social problems. She also assesses adults with memory problems, acute neurological illnesses (e.g., stroke, traumatic brain injury, etc.) and autoimmune disorders.
Zaytsev received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Loma Linda University. After a clinical internship at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, with a focus on neuropsychology and health psychology, she completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neurodevelopmental psychology at the Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital. During her postdoctoral fellowship and later as an assistant professor, she was part of several multidisciplinary teams, including neuroassessment program, craniofacial clinic, consultation and liaison service, and childhood obesity clinic.
In addition to her clinical work, Zaytsev enjoys the challenges of scientific research. Her interests include long-term sequelae of seizure disorders, outcomes of pediatric heart transplantation and rare genetic disorders.
Zaytsev is a certified Russian language medical interpreter and provides services in English and Russian.