Kristoffer W. Rhoads Ph.D.

 Kristoffer  W. Rhoads Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise





Primary Location

Memory and Brain Wellness Center at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Kristoffer W. Rhoads, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in evaluating and treating dementia and neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Rhoades serves as primary neuropsychologist at the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center. He joined UW Medicine after a decade of clinical and leadership positions in dementia care.

Dr. Rhoads’ clinical interests include neuropsychological evaluation of neurodegenerative disorders, non-pharmacological treatment of memory and neurological disorders, cognitive rehabilitation, and cross-cultural evaluations and treatment. His research interests include screening and early detection of cognitive impairment, non-medication interventions for memory loss and cross-cultural dementia care.

Dr. Rhoads is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and as Chair of the Health-Medical Care Subcommittee for the Washington State Alzheimer’s Disease Working Group.

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, Dr. Rhoads enjoys rock climbing, music, travel, volunteering and community engagement, and he loves spending time with family and friends.


UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral SciencesFellowshipNeuropsychology2005
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle DivisionFellowshipNeuropsychology2004
Colorado State UniversityMedical education2003
VA Puget Sound Health Care SystemInternshipNeuropsychology2003

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