Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Joseph Tracy, PhD, ABPP/CN

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Neuropsychology Division
Director, Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Laboratory


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Office Locations

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1111
Fax: (215) 955-0606

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Dr. Tracy is Director of Neuropsychology. Services include: IQ & memory testing, personality testing, cognitive skills testing, evaluation of potential brain damage from stroke, dementia, head trauma, epilepsy, MS and other neurologic disorders and ADD. Dr. Tracy is the Director of Neuropsychology Services at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center.


  • New School for Social Research, Medical School

Recent Publications

Neuro emotional technique effects on brain physiology in cancer patients with traumatic stress symptoms: preliminary findings

Presurgical thalamic "hubness" predicts surgical outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy

From “rest” to language task: Task activation selects and prunes from broader resting-state network

The Temporal Instability of Resting State Network Connectivity in Intractable Epilepsy

Review of systems questionnaire helps differentiate psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from epilepsy

Gray matter abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy: Relationships with resting-state functional connectivity and episodic memory performance

Functional MRI, resting state fMRI, and DTI for predicting verbal fluency outcome following resective surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy

Laser interstitial thermal therapy for medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Reduced thalamocortical functional connectivity in temporal lobe epilepsy

Predicting the laterality of temporal lobe epilepsy from PET, MRI, and DTI: A multimodal study: Predicting temporal lobe epilepsy laterality

Resting-state functional connectivity in epilepsy: Growing relevance for clinical decision making

Increased microstructural white matter correlations in left, but not right, temporal lobe epilepsy

Frontal gray matter abnormalities predict seizure outcome in refractory temporal lobe epilepsy patients

Resting-state functional connectivity predicts the strength of hemispheric lateralization for language processing in temporal lobe epilepsy and normals

Presurgery resting-state local graph-theory measures predict neurocognitive outcomes after brain surgery in temporal lobe epilepsy

Distinct types of white matter changes are observed after anterior temporal lobectomy in epilepsy

Influence of anxiety on memory performance in temporal lobe epilepsy

Contralateral interictal spikes are related to tapetum damage in left temporal lobe epilepsy

Early and Late Age of Seizure Onset have a Differential Impact on Brain Resting-State Organization in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal lobe epilepsy and surgery selectively alter the dorsal, not the ventral, default-mode network