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Amy Pacos Martinez, Psy.D.
Neuropsychologist; ICRP Director

Dr. Martinez is a clinical neuropsychologist with more than 11 years of extensive experience in the neuropsychology field. She is the Director of the Integrated Cognitive Rehabilitation Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center and also runs the outpatient Neuropsychology Service within the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at UR Medicine.

Prior to joining PM&R, Dr. Martinez ran a successful private practice that provided diagnostic and assessment services for children, adolescent, and adults in the greater Washington, DC area.

Presently, Dr. Martinez provides direct patient care serving the diagnostic categories of chronic neurological disease (i.e. MS, spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, and other neurological conditions). She is focused on helping individuals improve their performance, adjustment and general sense of efficacy in their lives. Her clinical interests include cognitive rehabilitation; neuropsychological and neurocognitive evaluations; and adjustment from medical illness.


Renee L. Madathil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Madathil currently serves as the Inpatient Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist at URMC. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The University of Montana, and went on to complete her residency and post-doctoral fellowship in both Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology at The University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Trauma Center. In addition, she completed a one year research fellowship at the Seattle VA examining the effects of repeated, blast-related mTBI in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans.

Dr. Madathil provides psychological services with the goal of increasing function and quality of life for persons living with chronic illness, injury, and/or disability. Her current clinical practice focuses on assisting individuals and their support systems in coping with, and adapting to, the effects of injury or illness during and after hospitalization. She also specializes in brain-behavior relationships, and the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of neurological disorders.

Her approaches are biopsychosocial and interdisciplinary in nature, and most often include brief, solution focused therapy, CBT, hypnosis for pain, mindfulness, cognitive rehabilitation, and neuropsychological evaluation.