Natalia M. Kleinhans, Ph.D. is a neuropsychologist. Dr. Kleinhans is an expert in general neuropsychology and using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for pre-surgical planning.
Dr. Kleinhans earned her Ph.D. from the San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego joint doctoral program in clinical psychology, neuropsychology track. She received specialized training in neuropsychology during her predoctoral internship at the Clinical Psychology Training Consortium at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
Dr. Kleinhans' clinical interests include adult neuropsychological assessment, clinical fMRI and language mapping. Her research interests include autism spectrum disorder, fMRI, diffusion tensor imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, sensory processing, emotion and psychiatric co-morbidities.
Dr. Kleinhans is an associate professor of radiology at the University of Washington, Seattle. She came to UW as a senior fellow in 2005 and joined the radiology faculty in 2007.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Kleinhans loves spending time with her son and dogs, and enjoys skiing, reading non-fiction, traveling and jogging.