Melissa Gerstle, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4336



Pediatric neuropsychology; genetic conditions

Dr. Melissa Gerstle is a neuropsychologist in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. After earning her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Dr. Gerstle completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Dr. Gerstle provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to children and adolescents with acute and chronic medical conditions. She comes to Cincinnati Children’s with experience working with a wide range of medical specialties, including neurology/neurosurgery, oncology, hematology, hepatology and neonatology. She has a particular interest in the neuropsychological implications of various genetic conditions.

PhD: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Internship: Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.