Neuropsychology from a Forward Thinking Perspective

Dr. John Denboer, PhD, Neuropsychologist

Sports Medicine

Dr. John DenBoer is a Clinical Neuropsychologist/Sports Psychologist specializing in sports-related concussion and dementia. He received his internship training at VA Boston Healthcare System (Boston University School of Medicine/Harvard University) and received his postdoctoral training at Barrow Neurological Institute. He has published extensively in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology and has been an expert speaker at many local, national, and international conferences.

In addition to his neuropsychology activities, he maintains an active sports psychology practice, were he helps athletes improve performance. He is the current Sports Psychology/Neuropsychology consultant for many local and national organizations, including the Banner Concussion Center, Arizona State University, and The United States Tennis Association. Although he specializes in working with tennis players (, he conducts a unique blend of sports psychology and neuropsychology (e.g., neurocognitive testing for athletes, brain priming) with all athletes. He conducts a variety of consultation with Division I Universities, including many national Division I athletic programs. Locally, he currently provides sports psychology and neuropsychology consultation to Arizona State University.