Dr. Emmi Scott is a clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at MUSC. After obtaining a doctorate in health psychology from East Carolina University, she completed her residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and postdoctoral fellowship at MUSC in neuropsychology.
Dr. Scott specializes in evaluating adults with neurodegenerative diseases and suspected cognitive or memory problems. Her primary clinical interests include the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia (e.g., frontotemporal dementias, Lewy body disease, stroke) and differentiating these disorders from normal cognitive aging. She also completes evaluations for patients with movement disorders who are considering deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery.